Towards mitigating Link Flooding Attack via incremental SDN deployment

  title={Towards mitigating Link Flooding Attack via incremental SDN deployment},
  author={Lei Wang and Qing Li and Yong Jiang and Jianping Wu},
  journal={2016 IEEE Symposium on Computers and Communication (ISCC)},
Link flooding attack (LFA), as a new type of DDoS attack, can degrade or even cut off network connectivity of a target area. This attack employs legitimate, low-density flows to flood a group of selected links. Therefore, these malicious flows can hardly be distinguished by traditional schemes. In this paper, we propose a scheme called Woodpecker, which… CONTINUE READING

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