Smurf Attack: What Is a Smurf Attack?
Smurf attack is a specific type of distributed denial of service attack (DDoS). It supposes flooding a target server with spoofed IP and ICMP packets. As a result, the target server becomes inaccessible. The name comes from DDoS.Smurf malware tool, which was widely used in the 1990s. A small ICMP packet generated by a malicious tool can cause considerable damage… Read More »Smurf Attack: What Is a Smurf Attack?