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 or even running (for testing purposes) such an attack.
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What are HTTP GET/POST flood attacks?
SYN Flooding issue
How can I detect and block bots?
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