Denial-of-service attack
In computing, a denial-of-service (DoS) or distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack is an attempt to make a machine or network resource unavailable to its intended users.A DoS attack generally cons...
Denial-of-service attack - Wikipedia
This Hacker's Tiny Device Unlocks Cars And Opens Garages
The $32 radio device, smaller than a cell phone, is designed to defeat the "rolling codes" security used in not only most modern cars and trucks' keyless entry systems, but also in their alarm systems...
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A live data visualization of DoS attacks around the globe
Smurf attack
The Smurf Attack is a distributed denial-of-service attack in which large numbers of Internet Control Message Protocol (ICMP) packets with the intended victim's spoofed source IP are broadcast to a co...
Ping flood
A ping flood is a simple denial-of-service attack where the attacker overwhelms the victim with ICMP Echo Request (ping) packets. This is most effective by using the flood option of ping which sends I...
Ping of death
A ping of death is a type of attack on a computer that involves sending a malformed or otherwise malicious ping to a computer. A correctly formed ping message is typically 56 bytes in size, or 84 byte...
Backscatter (email)
Backscatter (also known as outscatter, misdirected bounces, blowback or collateral spam) is incorrect automated bounce messages sent by mail servers, typically as a side effect of incoming spam.Recipi...
Denis Stepanov
Denis Stepanov was one of three men behind the start of DDoS attacks for hire and extortion. A multinational law enforcement group of British, American, and Russian private individuals and law enforc...
This Hacker's Tiny Device Unlocks Cars And Opens Garages
The $32 radio device, smaller than a cell phone, is designed to defeat the "rolling codes" security used in not only most modern cars and trucks' keyless entry systems, but also in their alarm systems...
Martian packet
A Martian packet is an IP packet which specifies a source or destination address that is reserved for special-use by Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA). If seen on the public internet, these ...
Radio jamming
A radio jammer is any device that deliberately blocks, jams or interferes with authorized wireless communications. In America and many other places, jammers are illegal and their use can result in lar...
ZMW attack
The ZMW attack is a hypothetical denial-of-service attack on the Internet's routing infrastructure, named after Ying Zhang, Z. Morley Mao, and Jia Wang, the researchers who published the original pape...
CyberBunker
CyberBunker is an Internet service provider that, according to its website, hosts "services to any Web site 'except child pornography and anything related to terrorism'". It served as a host for both ...
Christmas tree packet
In information technology, a Christmas tree packet is a packet with every single option set for whatever protocol is in use. The term derives from a fanciful image of each little option bit in a head...
Zombie (computer science)
In computer science, a zombie is a computer connected to the Internet that has been compromised by a hacker, computer virus or trojan horse and can be used to perform malicious tasks of one sort or a...
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Intervasion of the UK
The Intervasion of the UK was a 1994 electronic civil disobedience and collective action against John Major's Criminal Justice Bill which sought to outlaw outdoor dance festivals and "music with a rep...
Fork bomb
In computing, a fork bomb (also called rabbit virus or wabbit) is a denial-of-service attack wherein a process continually replicates itself to deplete available system resources, causing resource sta...
Shrew attack
The shrew attack is a denial-of-service attack on the Transmission Control Protocol. It uses short synchronized bursts of traffic to disrupt TCP connections on the same link, by exploiting a weakness ...
Slowloris
Slow lorises are a group of several species of nocturnal strepsirrhine primates which make up the genus Nycticebus. Found in Southeast Asia and bordering areas, they range from Bangladesh and Northeas...
LAND
A LAND (Local Area Network Denial) attack is a DoS (Denial of Service) attack that consists of sending a special poison spoofed packet to a computer, causing it to lock up. The security flaw was first...
INVITE of Death
An INVITE of Death is a type of attack on a VoIP-system that involves sending a malformed or otherwise malicious SIP INVITE request to a telephony server, resulting in a crash of that server. Because ...
Operation Payback
Operation Payback was a coordinated, decentralized group of attacks on high profile opponents of Internet piracy by Internet activists using the "Anonymous" moniker. Operation Payback started as retal...
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NBName
NBName is a computer program that can be used to carry out denial-of-service attacks that can disable NetBIOS services on Windows machines. It was written by Sir Dystic of CULT OF THE DEAD COW (cDc) ...
Slashdot effect
The Slashdot effect, also known as slashdotting, occurs when a popular website links to a smaller site, causing a massive increase in traffic. This overloads the smaller site, causing it to slow down ...
Billion laughs
In computer security, a billion laughs attack is a type of denial-of-service (DoS) attack which is aimed at parsers of XML documents.It is also referred to as an XML bomb or as an exponential entity e...
UDP flood attack
A UDP flood attack is a denial-of-service (DoS) attack using the User Datagram Protocol (UDP), a sessionless/connectionless computer networking protocol. Using UDP for denial-of-service attacks is not...
SYN flood
A SYN flood is a form of denial-of-service attack in which an attacker sends a succession of SYN requests to a target's system in an attempt to consume enough server resources to make the system unres...
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Distributed denial of service attacks on root nameservers
Distributed denial of service attacks on root nameservers are Internet events in which distributed denial-of-service attacks target one or more of the thirteen Domain Name System root nameserver clust...