The flooding attack is used to overwhelm the server in some way for example using TCP SYN packets which reserves resources on the server for the connection or complete HTTP requests as executed by a bot net. It is closely related to DoS and DDoS attacks. Questions may be about preventing, detecting ...

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cisco asa syn flood detection and response not working

I have a Cisco ASA 5510 (ASA Version 8.3(2)) that has been getting a syn flood attack on it (or more accurately through it - targeting a host behind it) a couple of times a day for the past few days. ...
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DOS attack to increase packets received from a single request?

Is there any attack out there that can be implemented where a single request to a server i host for example responds by sending the same file say 20 times back ? the idea behind the attack is to DOS ...