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DDoS Attack Prevention and Mitigation Techniques - A Review

International Journal of Computer Applications
© 2013 by IJCA Journal
Volume 67 - Number 19
Year of Publication: 2013
Deepika Mahajan
Monika Sachdeva

Deepika Mahajan and Monika Sachdeva. Article: DDoS Attack Prevention and Mitigation Techniques - A Review. International Journal of Computer Applications 67(19):21-24, April 2013. Full text available. BibTeX

	author = {Deepika Mahajan and Monika Sachdeva},
	title = {Article: DDoS Attack Prevention and Mitigation Techniques - A Review},
	journal = {International Journal of Computer Applications},
	year = {2013},
	volume = {67},
	number = {19},
	pages = {21-24},
	month = {April},
	note = {Full text available}


The present era is completely dependent on Internet. Internet serves as a global information source for all users, so the availability of internet is very important. In this paper the main focus is on the DDoS attack which hinders the network availability by flooding the victim with high volume of illegitimate traffic usurping its bandwidth, overburdening it to prevent legitimate traffic to get through. Various techniques to prevent and mitigate these attacks along with their advantages and disadvantages are also discussed.


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