Exploiting emule, torrent, etc. to perform a DDoS Attack!

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  1. pandlouk

    pandlouk Registered Member

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    The current p2p networks can be exploited from malicious clients and generate DDoS attacks on nodes that are not even part of the overlay system!

    Related articles
    http://cobweb.ecn.purdue.edu/~isl/NPSec07.pdf
    http://cobweb.ecn.purdue.edu/~isl/TR-EE-07-13.pdf
    http://cis.poly.edu/~ross/papers/p2pddos.pdf
     
  2. pandlouk

    pandlouk Registered Member

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    Some more info for those who do not want to read the entire article.

    http://cobweb.ecn.purdue.edu/~isl/NPSec07.pdf
     
  3. lucas1985

    lucas1985 Retired Moderator

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    Really serious :eek:
    It seems that some protocols will have to be re-engineered.
     
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