I was reading a research paper entitled "Steps to Defend Against DoS Attacks" when I came across this point: "A reflection attack on a server would require server-client-server communication, ...
I originally posted a question here since I was not familiar with an actual distributed denial of service attack (DDoS) on my server. I noticed that my server is very slow in responding to HTTP ...
I am domestic user and I am getting attacked regularly by a guy that hates me. Here is the background story: that guy uses Skype resolvers (tools offered by paid DDoS services) to find out my IP ...
In my software security class, we had this question: You are the system administrator for a provider that owns a large network (e.g., at least 64,000 IP addresses). Show how you can use SYN ...
I am a developer, and I am trying to get an insight into what could I do to enable my application to withstand a DNS amplification kind of attacks. Would such prevention methods help against DOS type ...
I am wondering if it is possible to paralyze a network by sending out a bunch of fake ARP response packets. Some basis: I recently read a moderately detailed description of how ARP and ARP poisoning ...
The problem of SSL-Exhaustion attacks is well known for years, but nobody really cared until THC released their exploit-tool recently. THC talks about counter measurements in their release: No real ...
I know the reasoning behind not letting infinite password attempts -- brute force attempts is not a meatspace weakness, but a problem with computer security -- but where did they get the number 3 ...