Date Added: Dec 2012
Distributed Denial-of-Service (DDoS) flood attack remains great threats to the Internet. This kind of attack consumes a large amount of network bandwidth or occupies network equipment resources by flooding them with packets from the machines distributed all over the world. To ensure the network usability and reliability, real-time and accurate detection of these attacks is critical. Flaws either in users' implementation of a network or in the standard specification of protocols has resulted in gaps that allow various kinds of network attack to be launched. Of the kinds of network attacks, denial-of-service flood attacks have caused the most severe impact.