Tag: DoS attack

Cyber attacks, DNS, Network

What is a Teardrop attack and how can it affect you?

A Teardrop attack is a type of Denial-of-Service attack in which the criminal delivers large volumes of malware data to the targeted machine, causing it to fall. Let’s plumb its depths and explain more.

Teardrop attack – detailed explanation

One of the most common DoS (Denial-of-Service) attacks is the Teardrop attack. Its goal is to inundate its target with malicious fragmented data packets that the victim will be unable to reconstruct and, as a result, will be unable to operate. This exploit takes advantage of a unique flaw in the TCP/IP reassembly procedure. As a result, the fragmented data packets exceed the victim’s capacity until it crashes while attempting to process them.


DDoS attack

DDoS attack: How dangerous is it?

DDoS attack explained

DDoS attack (Distributed Denial of Service attack) is a cyber threat that utilizes the capacity limits related to each of the network resources. Therefore, its main purpose is to disrupt critical targets, for instance, a system, or a network, or even a server. The DDoS attack sends a large number of requests to the targeted web resource. The aim is to overload the capacity of the website entirely. As a result, the target is not able to handle all of the requests, and the website could not function for regular users.