Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS)

Distributed Denial of Service (DDos)

It is a destructive attack  make an online service unavailable by overwhelming it with traffic from multiple sources. It is generally used to target a variety of important resources, ranging from banks, newspaper websites up to personal blogs. This attack is sorely based on breaking access to online information or services between businesses and clients. Many times companies/victims bounce back by putting their servers back online but at that time the damage in costs as a result of down time has been already done.

DDos Tools

  1. Low Orbit Ion Cannon (LOIC) –  LOIC Download here
  2. R-U-Dead-Yet – Download Rudy Here
  3. Tor’s Hammer – Tor’s Hammer Download here
  4. DDOSIM—Layer 7 DDOS Simulator – Download DDOSIM here
  5. XOIC – Download XOIC here
  6. HULK (HTTP Unbearable Load King) – Download HULK here
  7.  PyLoris – Download PyLoris
  8. GoldenEye HTTP Denial Of Service Tool – Download Golden eye here
  9. DAVOSET – Download DAVOSET here
  10. OWASP – Download OWASP here

Cautionary Measures 

  1. Block/Blacklist rapidly repeating IP’S
  2. Create multiple layers

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