Explore the concepts and techniques for performing Denial of Service and Distributed Denial of Service attacks and examine the various types of attacks.
CEHv10: Denial of Service
- describe the types of DoS/DDoS attacks, differences between them, and the concepts behind amplification and reflective DoS attacks
- describe volumetric attacks like the Ping of Death, Smurf, Fraggle, UDP flood, and ICMP flood attacks
- describe protocol type attacks, application layer attacks like HTTP GET/POST and Slowloris using Metasploit, and DoS tools like the High and Low Orbit Ion Cannons