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05 / 2005
Vybrali pro vás: TR - Tomáš Rosa, JP - Jaroslav Pinkava, PV - Pavel Vondruška, VK - Vlastimil Klíma

Útok DOS (Denial of Service) - FAQ

This information text is for network administrators who know little about Denial of Service, this text covers all the basic information on Denial of Service attacks and related information.

Denial of Service attacks are becoming more and more common on the internet, it does not take a sophisticated hacker to set up and launch a denial of service attack, rather the most common attacker is a young script kiddie, they can accomplish a lot just by using tools downloadable on the internet.

Denial of Service attacks are becoming a huge problem on the internet recently because of how easy they are to perform, many online banks and casinos have been attacked because they refused to pay a sum of money to the attacker(s), law enforcement have seen people with more than a gigabyte per second of bandwidth and at the moment the problem seems to be increasing, right now there Is probably someone out there with more than a Terabyte a second of bandwidth, a gigabyte per second is enough to take down servers such as yahoo.com and amazon.com. You cannot prevent Denial of Service attacks, but its useful to know abit about it so if your server is attacked you can possibly stop the attacks or prevent them from being severe.
Zdroj: http://www.infosecwriters.com/text_resources/pdf/Denial_Of_Service_FAQ.pdf
Autor: JP

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