TCP SYN Flooding Attacks and Common Mitigations
draft-eddy-syn-flood-02

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Abstract

This document describes TCP SYN flooding attacks, which have been well-known to the community for several years. Various countermeasures against these attacks, and the trade-offs of each, are described. This document archives explanations of the attack and defense techniques so that implementers and users may better evaluate them.

Authors

Wesley Eddy (weddy@grc.nasa.gov)

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