synflood

synflood

(networking)
To flood another machine with bogus TCP/IP SYN requests.
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Palazzo, "OPERETTA: an OPEnflow-based REmedy to mitigate TCP SYNFLOOD Attacks against web servers," Computer Networks, vol.
They also tried to shut down Kabul Press server using synflood methods.
The attacker runs a port scan, using the methodology of sending ICMP request with the response to all hosts on the network or sending to the broadcast address of the network, and running attacks in the context of denial of services such as Synflood and Smurf.
Synfloods and IPv6 floods are all dropped at the edge of our network," Cucchi said.