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Re: syn flooding attack and bandwidth consumation
From: "hackerwacker" <hackerwacker () cybermesa com>
Date: Tue, 5 Nov 2002 09:59:27 -0700

Correct. syn floods just open many connections which the attacking side
never completes. All these attacks try up resources, not bandwidth, but the
effect is the same. A DoS or DDoS.

----- Original Message -----
From: "SB CH" <chulmin2 () hotmail com>
To: <security-basics () securityfocus com>
Sent: Monday, November 04, 2002 2:58 AM
Subject: syn flooding attack and bandwidth consumation


Hello, all.

As you know, when I received smurf attack which is icmp based attack, the
bandwidth is full.
But when I receive syn flooding attack, the bandwidth is full or not?
As my test, the syn and ayn+ack packet size is 0.
So I think that the syn flooding attack has no relations with bandwith
based attack? right?


Thanks in advance.





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