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  • DNS amplification attack

    A DNS amplification attack is a reflection-based distributed denial of service (DDos) attack. The attacker spoofs look-up requests to DNS servers to hide the source of the exploit and direct the response to the target. Through various techniques, the... 

  • packet monkey

    On the Internet, a packet monkey is someone (see cracker, hacker, and script kiddy) who intentionally inundates a Web site or network with data packets, resulting in a denial-of-service situation for users of the attacked site or network. 

  • Electrohippies Collective

    The Electrohippies Collective is an international group of hacktivists based in Oxfordshire, England, whose purpose is to express its displeasure with the use of the Internet "as a tool for corporate communications and propaganda. 

  • Assessing the botnet threat

    Botnet researcher Joe Stewart discusses the current threat levels presented by botnets and how to protect your enterprise from DDoS and other botnet attacks. 

  • I'll be watching you: Wireless IPS

    Focusing on IPS, Lisa Phifer of Core Competence Inc. discusses some of IPS' common features and how it differs from its wired counterparts. 

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