Slowloris is DDoS attack software that makes it possible for a single computer to take down an entire web server by consuming all its resources. It operates at Layer 7 (the application layer). The attack requires minimal bandwidth to launch and only … [Read more...] about What is Slowloris?
Low Orbit Ion Cannon (LOIC) is a DoS attack script that disrupts a targeted server by sending a large volume of TCP or HTTP requests, or via a UDP flood. It does not require computer knowledge and is therefore probably the most used and most popular … [Read more...] about What is Low Orbit Ion Cannon, or LOIC?
What are DDoS Toolkits? DDoS toolkits are software packages that infect numerous connected devices, which are then used as botnets in future DDoS attacks. They are typically authored by black hat hackers with professional intent to stress services … [Read more...] about What are DDoS Toolkits, and DDoS-for-hire Services?
DDoS scripts are the software that permit the execution of DDoS attacks. They vary widely in their ease of use, motivation and potential range of impact. They can be broken broadly into several different types, according to their raison d’etre and … [Read more...] about What are DDoS Attack Scripts?