Monday , 24 October 2016

DDOS Attack Taxanomy

DDOS Attack Taxanomy :- 

DDOS Attack Taxanomy

Flood Attack :- 

In a flood attack, attackers send a very high volume of traffic to a system so it cannot examine and allow permitted network traffic. For example, an ICMP flood attack occurs when a system receives sufficient ICMP ping commands that it uses all of its resources to send reply commands.

  • IPSec flood attacks
  • IKE flood attacks
  • ICMP flood attacks
  • SYN flood attacks
  • UDP flood attacks

Flood attacks are also known as Denial of Service (DoS) attacks.

Amplification Attack :-  A Domain Name Server (DNS) Amplification attack is a popular form of Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) that relies on the use of publically accessible open recursive DNS servers to overwhelm a victim system with DNS response traffic.

Protocol Exploit Attack :-  Exploit a specific feature or implementation bug of some protocol installed at the victim in order to consume excess amounts of its resources

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A 27 year Tech Geek and a blogger from India ( Bihar ) , live in New Delhi. I am MCITP , CEHv8 , CCNA , CCNA Security , CCNP Security , Security + and CCSA certified. Loves to write tech articles based on my real experiences.

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