DDoS Shield - A Puzzle-Based Defense Strategy Against Flooding Attacks Using Game Theory

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Topic: Security
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A Denial-of-Service attack (DoS attack) or Distributed Denial-of-Service attack (DDoS attack) is an attempt to make a machine or network resource unavailable to its intended users. Although the means to carry out, motives for, and targets of a DoS attack may vary, it generally consists of the efforts of one or more people to temporarily or indefinitely interrupt or suspend services of a host connected to the internet. There are two types of attacks: flooding and logic attacks. A number of strategies are introduced here some of them are: puzzle-based defense strategy has been proposed against distributed flooding Denial-of-Service (DoS) attacks in networks.

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