Denial Of Service

Rising DDoS Attacks and Risk to businesses

Rising DDoS Attacks and Risk to businesses

The Distributed Denial of Service or commonly known DDoS Attacks are getting common day by day and are also getting more lethal. A recent attack was so huge it almost crippled the entire World Wide Web. The attacks over 10GBPS were up 23% from 2011 to 2012 and were already over 80% in 2013 in …

Denial Of Service – DDoS | Part 4

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 2

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.