A Recursive GET attack is a variant of the Excessive Verb attack, or HTTP Flood, in which attackers send huge amounts of legitimate HTTP requests to a server to overwhelm it so that it will deny service to legitimate users. These can be in the form … [Read more...] about Recursive GET and Random Recursive GET Attacks: What’s the Difference?
There are various mitigation techniques specifically to guard against the most destructive kinds of DDoS attacks in the cloud: XML and HTTP-DoS attacks. Filtering Tree The XML consumer request is changed into a tree form and uses a virtual … [Read more...] about Mitigating Against XML and HTTP-DoS and DDoS Attacks
XML and HTTP DoS or DDoS attacks both aim to exhaust server resources. EXtensible Markup Language (XML) and HyperText Transfer Protocol (HTTP) are both used extensively in cloud computing web services. Not very much work has been done to ensure … [Read more...] about XML-DoS and HTTP-DoS Attacks in the Cloud
In a HTTP Flood, attackers send vast numbers of legitimate HTTP requests to a server. The request can either be “GET” or “POST”. The goal of this kind of DDoS attack is to force the server to allocate so many of its resources to serving the attack … [Read more...] about What is an HTTP Flood?