Throttling DDoS attacks using discrete logarithm problem

  title={Throttling DDoS attacks using discrete logarithm problem},
  author={Avinash Darapureddi and Radhesh Mohandas and Alwyn Roshan Pais},
  journal={2010 International Conference on Security and Cryptography (SECRYPT)},
Amongst all the security issues that the internet world is facing, Distributed Denial of Service attack (DDoS) receives special mention. In a typical DDoS attack, an attacker runs a malicious code on compromised systems to generate enormous number of requests to a single web server. The flood of incoming requests makes the victim web server resources to wear out completely within a short period of time; thereby causing denial of service to the legitimate users. In this paper we propose a… CONTINUE READING
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