Some Investigation on DDOS Attack Models in Mobile Networks

Yuvaraj D, Sivaram M, A. Mohamed Uvaze Ahamed, Nageswari S

Abstract


With advancements in device and communication technologies, there has been a great revolution in development of net gadgets and communication technologies like 4G, 5G etc., In parallel, there has also been a widespread increase in ways to illegally hack data available over the internet and tamper the services offered to the customer. Common attacks include spoofing, Phishing, fraudulent extraction of transaction information and customer details. There have been attacks to cause traffic congestion over the network by introducing artificial infection packets over the internet. Hence, there is a great necessity in research for defence mechanism against these attacks to ensure smooth and safe provision of services to customers. This paper investigates and elaborates the different types of attacks that may be incident on a system or a network, their features and attack mechanisms which provide useful insights into developing an attack resistant system. Almost all types of attacks have been discussed systematically in this research paper with special emphasis on distributed denial of service attacks.


Keywords


Network attacks; distributed denial of service attacks; flash crowds; and traffic congestion.

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International Journal of Interactive Mobile Technologies (iJIM) – eISSN: 1865-7923
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