Practical Exercise We will look at three simple practical exercises you can do right now from your PC. These involve ARP, ping, and traceroute. For these exercises we will stick to the Windows environment, however equivalent commands are available in Linux. Each exercise is carried out from the windows command prompt, “cmd.exe”, which can be
Low Orbit Ion Cannon (LOIC) is one the easiest DDoS tools available, yet its simplicity and remote connection features make it an extremely effective tool. In this guide I will show you just how easy it is to launch a DoS attack using LOIC. For this exercise I used a Windows Server 2008 client with
Standards and Security: The Great DDoS Challenge DDoS attacks can wreak havoc on your company’s efficiency if you’re not careful. The Mirai botnet — malware that can be used for large-scale network attacks — can often go undetected due to common oversights and lack of preparation. It may be daunting to think about how
In the IT world, there seems to be always a need for certified and/or experienced IT professionals. Cybrary.it is an online resource dedicated to helping people who are interested in this field get the training they need to start or grow their expertise in the IT industry. All training courses are completely FREE. The
Distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks have the same goals, but the implementation is much more complex and wields more power. Whereas a DoS attack relies on a single system or a very small number of systems to attack a victim, a DDoS attack scales this up by having several attackers go after a victim.