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Whitepaper: An Integrated Framework for Proactive Mitigation, Characterization and Traceback of DDoS Attacks

by Indian Institute of Technology RoorkeeJan 01, 2008

Denial of Service (DoS) attacks poses a severe security threat to the steady functioning of any network. These attacks aim at depleting the resources of a server or an administrative network by overwhelming it with enormous and useless traffic. The outcome of this is the fact that legitimate users are denied service. This paper proposes a novel framework which deals with proactively mitigating the influence of the attack, characterization of the TCP flows as attack or legitimate, and