Improving DNS Cache to Alleviate the Impact of DNS DDoS Attack

In recent years, adversaries have been launching Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks aimed at DNS (Domain Name System) servers in various levels, and since the DNS is a most critical fundamental service of the Internet that provides mapping between domain names and IP addresses and a prerequisite for many other services, DDoS attacks successfully causing the unavailability of DNS could bring huge losses. In this paper, the authors present an easily implemented and practical scheme that can significantly alleviate the impact of the DNS DDoS attacks.

Provided by: Academy Publisher Topic: Security Date Added: Feb 2011 Format: PDF

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