Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/1783.1/2619

Defending against TCP SYN flooding attacks under different types of IP spoofing

Authors Chen, W.
Yeung, D.-Y.
Issue Date 2006
Source Proceedings of the International Conference on Networking, International Conference on Systems and International Conference on Mobile Communications and Learning Technologies,ICN/ICONS/MCL'06 , v. 2006, 2006
Summary TCP-based flooding attacks are a common form of Distributed Denial-of-Service (DDoS) attacks which abuse network resources and can bring about serious threats to the Internet. Incorporating IP spoofing makes it even more difficult to defend against such attacks. Among different IP spoofing techniques, which include random spoofing, subnet spoofing and fixed spoofing, subnet spoofing is the most difficult type to fight against. In this paper, we propose a simple and efficient method to detect and defend against TCP SYN flooding attacks under different IP spoofing types, including subnet spoofing. The method makes use of a storage-efficient data structure and a change-point detection method to distinguish complete three-way TCP handshakes from incomplete ones. Simulation experiments consistently show that our method is both efficient and effective in defending against TCP-based flooding attacks under different IP spoofing types. © 2006 IEEE.
Subjects
Rights © 2006 IEEE. Personal use of this material is permitted. However, permission to reprint/republish this material for advertising or promotional purposes or for creating new collective works for resale or redistribution to servers or lists, or to reuse any copyrighted component of this work in other works must be obtained from the IEEE. This material is presented to ensure timely dissemination of scholarly and technical work. Copyright and all rights therein are retained by authors or by other copyright holders. All persons copying this information are expected to adhere to the terms and constraints invoked by each author's copyright. In most cases, these works may not be reposted without the explicit permission of the copyright holder.
Language English
Format Conference paper
Access View full-text via DOI
View full-text via Scopus
Find@HKUST
Files in this item:
File Description Size Format
yeung.icn2006.pdf 367791 B Adobe PDF