Denial of Service SYN Flood – A SYN Flood attack is an attack designed to cause a denial of service by issuing a large number of requests for TCP incomplete synchronization with a server.
Denial Of Service – DDoS | Part 4
A special category is the so called DDoS Distributed Reflection Denial of Service (DRDoS). In this type of attack, the attacker produces computer connection requests to servers with very fast network connections, using as a source address not their own, but that of the target of the attack.
Denial Of Service – DDoS | Part 3
Denial Of Service – DDoS | Part 2
Categorization of the DDoS attack – The purpose of this attack and saturate the backlog queue with a service activation requests (TCP SYN set) after the expiry of its timeouts and not allowing the victim to complete the 3-way handshake, so it will not be able to handle the legitimate SYN which will be denied service.