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Chapter 12, Problem 11DQ
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Describe a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack.

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Explain the distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack.

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Distributed Denial Of Service (DDoS) Attack:

The distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack refers to the system attack where the victims are prevented from performing their task. The victims are targeted either by smurf attack or SYN flood attack.

The points explaining the working of DDoS attack are as follows:

  • • DDoS attack occurs when the victims are targeted by multiple attackers. Due to the multiple numbers of attackers, the victim fails to control the incoming data.
  • • The computer used by attackers to attack the victim is known as “Zombie” computer...

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Ch. 12 - What is a cookie?Ch. 12 - What is network virtualization?Ch. 12 - Who are the three parties in a smurf attack?Ch. 12 - What is a ping, and how does it work?Ch. 12 - What is a seal of assurance?Ch. 12 - What is a VAN?Ch. 12 - What is a LAN?Ch. 12 - What is a WAN?Ch. 12 - What is a server?Ch. 12 - What are the three classes of cloud computing...Ch. 12 - What is Software-as-a-Service (SaaS)?Ch. 12 - Give two advantages of Infrastructure-as-a-Service...Ch. 12 - What is OSI?Ch. 12 - What purpose do protocols serve?Ch. 12 - Explain the purpose of the two elements of TCP/IP.Ch. 12 - Distinguish between the FTP and TELNET protocols.Ch. 12 - Discuss the three levels of Internet business...Ch. 12 - What is a dynamic virtual organization?Ch. 12 - Give two differences between ASP and SaaS.Ch. 12 - Why is cloud computing not the best option for all...Ch. 12 - What are cookies, and why are they used?Ch. 12 - What security concerns pertain to cookies?Ch. 12 - How does IP spoofing support Internet crime?Ch. 12 - Describe a distributed denial of service (DDoS)...Ch. 12 - What is a digital envelope?Ch. 12 - What is a digital signature?Ch. 12 - What is a digital certificate? How is it different...Ch. 12 - Distinguish between a network-level firewall and...Ch. 12 - What is a certification authority, and what are...Ch. 12 - Discuss the key aspects of the following five...Ch. 12 - Differentiate between a LAN and a WAN. Do you have...Ch. 12 - Explain the purpose of each of the layers in the...Ch. 12 - A DDoS attack a. is more intensive than a DoS...Ch. 12 - A digital signature a. is the encrypted...Ch. 12 - Which of the following statements is correct? a. A...Ch. 12 - Which of the following statements about cookies is...Ch. 12 - A message that is contrived to appear to be coming...Ch. 12 - Which of the following statements is correct? a....Ch. 12 - A Ping signal is a. used to perpetrate URL...Ch. 12 - A system of computers that connects the internal...Ch. 12 - The client-server model a. is most effective when...Ch. 12 - Which statement about Sniffer software is true? a....Ch. 12 - ENCRYPTION The coded message that follows is an...Ch. 12 - CERTIFICATION AUTHORITY LICENSING Research the...Ch. 12 - CLOUD COMPUTING Write an essay on the relative...Ch. 12 - The purchase order for one firm is the source...Ch. 12 - VIRTUALIZATION Virtualization technology is...Ch. 12 - DIGITAL FRAUD In a financial fraud case, city...

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