A Study of DDOS Attacks, Tools and DDOS Defense Mechanisms

This paper proposes a study of distributed denial-of service attacks and a study of the defense mechanism that strive to counter these attacks. The attack illustrate do using both known and potential attack mechanisms along with this classification the authors discuss important feature .So each attack category that in turn define the challenge involved in combating these threats. Distributed Denial of Service (DDOS) attacks Have become a large problem for users of computer Systems connected to the Internet. DDOS attackers hijack secondary victim systems using them to wage a Coordinated large-scale attack against primary victim systems.

Provided by: International Journal of Engineering Research and Applications (IJERA) Topic: Security Date Added: Aug 2011 Format: PDF

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