Explain TCP/IP attacks.txt
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Randomly opens TCP ports, tying up the network equipment or computer with a large amount of false requests, causing sessions to be denied to others
DoS (Denial of Service)
Sends abnormally large amounts of requests to a system preventing access to the services
DDoS (Distrubited Denial of Service)
Uses "zombies" to make tracing the origin of the DoS attack difficult to locate
Gains access to resources on devices by pretending to be a trusted computer
Intercepts or inserts false information in traffic between two hosts
Uses network sniffers to extract usernames and passwords to be used at a later date to gain access
DNS Poisoning (Domain Name System)
Changes the DNS records on a system to point to false servers where the data is recorded
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