Distributed Attacks Denial of Service Type: Nature of These Attacks and Defense Against Them
Source: Technical University of Sofia
According to statistical information, published by SANS institute (System Administration, Networking and Security), one of the most critical and devastating classes of computer attacks is that of the (Distributed Denial of Service) type, (DDoS), aimed at interfering in the accessibility to information resources. These attacks are accomplished by the combined actions of variety of program components available on Internet hosts. One of the current tasks in the field of computer security is the development of relevant security methods of defense against DDoS attacks and working out of well-founded recommendations to choose from as most efficient means in the specific conditions.