transmission control protocol

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a protocol developed for the internet to get data from one network device to another

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This technique works by saving the first SYN packet information in the memory and dropping the packet.
During the attack, a large number of SYN packets were sent which caused the server to become unresponsive to customers' normal requests.
Attackers use spoofed address to send several SYN packets containing TCP request to victim and server allocates Transmission Control Blocks.
1) SYN Attack: A SYN flood attack occurs when a network becomes so overwhelmed by SYN packets initiating incomplete able connection request that it can no longer process legitimate connection requests, resulting in a denial of service (DoS).
The host controlled sends TCP/IP SYN packets, and target hosts will receive a lot of information packets with wrong IP addresses.