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Old 10-10-2006, 03:07 AM   #1
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how to disable TCP/IP Denial of Service

hi all

is TCP/IP Denial of Service work on any specific tools ?

if it works then tell me how to disable it.
Old 10-10-2006, 03:42 AM   #2
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A Denial Of Service [ DDOS attack ] is an external overload of the network interface, where there is to much traffic for the interface to handle.
the only way to disable it is to not become a target.
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Actually there are a couple of things you can do like limiting oversized icmp packets or limiting the number of icmp packets/second you would accept and turn on syn_cookies on your box. But you can't really protect from a strong Distributed Denial of Service Attack, but their targets are usually important servers owned by major companies.


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