Date Added: Mar 2013
Now-a-days, guarantee of secure communication is as important as the traditional computer and information security assurance. Presently Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) Attacks are causing billions of dollars losses by affecting the normal functioning of organizations. DDoS attackers are infiltrating large numbers of computers by exploiting software vulnerabilities. By the time specific countermeasures are developed to prevent DDoS attacks, attackers enhance existing DDoS attack tools, developing new and derivative DDoS attack tools and techniques. Organizations are trying their best to minimize their losses from these systems.