Month: September 2021

Internet Control Message Protocol (ICMP)

Internet Control Message Protocol (ICMP)

What is the Internet Control Message Protocol (ICMP)? Internet Control Message Protocol (ICMP) is a protocol used by networks to communicate problems with data transmission. In this definition of ICMP, one of the main ways ICMP is used is to determine whether the data reaches its destination and at the right time. This makes ICMP […]

NTP amplification DDoS attack

NTP amplification DDoS attack

What is an NTP expansion attack? NTP attack to increase power-based attacks (DDoS). The attacker uses the Network Time Protocol (NTP) server to terminate a network or server targeted with increased UDP traffic, making the target and surrounding infrastructure inaccessible to regular traffic. How does an NTP augmentation attack work? All scalability attacks exploit bandwidth […]

How a computer can be infected and be part of a DDoS botnet

How a computer can be infected and be part of a DDoS botnet

In computer use, a zombie is a computer connected to a network that has been compromised by a virus, virus, or Trojan. It can be used remotely for malicious activities. Most owners of zombie computers do not realize that their system is used in this way, which is why they are compared to the living […]

Cryptocurrency Attacks

Cryptocurrency Attacks

What is a cryptocurrency? A cryptocurrency is a digital currency system with two main variations that distinguish it from traditional currencies. First, cryptocurrency is not tied to or sponsored by any government, making it a truly international currency. Second, cryptocurrency is constantly being distributed. What is blockchain? A blockchain is a digital, public book that […]

OWASP

OWASP

What is OWASP? Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP) is a non-profit foundation dedicated to improving software security. OWASP operates under the ‘open community model, where anyone can participate and contribute to projects, events, online discussions, and more. OWASP’s guiding principle is that all materials and information are freely available and accessible on their website […]

What is Anycast?

What is Anycast?

Anycast is a way of communicating with a network where incoming requests can be sent to various locations or “nodes.” In the case of a CDN, Anycast sets up incoming traffic routes to the nearest data center to process the application efficiently. The selected route allows the Anycast network to be more tolerant in the […]

How to protect your servers from DDoS attack.

How to protect your servers from DDoS attack.

What is a DDoS Attack? The basic volumetric denial of service (DoS) attack often involves blasting an IP address with a lot of traffic. If the IP address points to a Web server, official traffic will not communicate with it, and the website will not be available. Another type of DoS attack is flooding, in […]

VPN: Virtual Private Network

VPN: Virtual Private Network

What is a VPN? A virtual private network (VPN) gives you the privacy of the Internet and anonymity by creating a private network on a public Internet connection. VPNs hide your internet protocol (IP) address, so your online actions are almost undetectable. Most importantly, VPN services establish secure connections and encryption to provide greater privacy […]

API Security in Cloud Native Applications

API Security in Cloud Native Applications

Indigenous cloud applications, based on microservice architecture, interact by sending requests or feedback through APIs. API communication plays an essential role in the integration of native cloud applications. Therefore, API security is an important part of traditional application security. The API-related security issues shown below directly impact the security of native cloud applications: What API […]

High Orbit Ion Cannon

High Orbit Ion Cannon

What is the High Orbit Ion Cannon (HOIC)? High Orbit Ion Cannon (HOIC) is a popular tool used to launch DoS and DDoS attacks, which aims to flood the victim’s network with web traffic and shut down a website or service. It is an easily accessible piece of open-source software developed by an anonymous hacktivist […]