fuzz testing

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fuzz testing

Attempting to cause a program or network to fail by feeding it randomly generated data. Fuzz testing is a black box technique that typically finds elementary bugs but is not a substitute for formal testing with test data that are carefully created. See black box testing and SAGE. See also fuzzy computer.
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So that its customers receive high service reliability and quality, SBN has deployed high availability (HA) pairs of Net-Net SBCs, which utilize advanced DoS/DDoS protection to secure SBN's service infrastructure against threats such as session overloads and protocol fuzzing attacks.
Fuzzing attacks, revealed at last year's Defcon 14, advanced using a wider variety of frame modifications to impact additional types of wireless devices.