What is SYN Flood attack and how to prevent it?

Posted at October 14, 2016 at 4:00 pm by Jithin

A SYN flood is a form of denial-of-service attack in which an attacker sends a progression of SYN requests to an objective's framework trying to consume enough server assets to make the framework inert to authentic activity.   TCP three-way handshake Typically, when a customer begins a TCP connection with a server, the customer and server trade a progression of messages which regularly runs this way: 1) The customer asks for a connection by sending a SYN (synchronize) message to   [...]

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What is Session Hijacking and how to prevent it?

Posted at October 14, 2016 at 4:00 pm by Jithin

What is Session Hijacking? The session hijacking is a type of web attack. It works based on the principle of computer sessions. The attack takes advantage of the active sessions. To know this in detail, we need to know what is a session. Let's see what is a session and how the session works first.   What is a session? The session refers to certain time period that communication of two computer systems or two parts of a single system takes place. When one logins to a password protect   [...]

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