DDOSIM – Layer 7 DDoS Simulator

ddosim is a tool that can be used in a laboratory environment to simulate a distributed denial of service (DDOS) attack against a target server. The test will show the capacity of the server to handle application specific DDOS attacks. ddosim simulates several zombie hosts (having random IP addresses) which create full TCP connections to […]

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Security firm warns of commercial, on-demand DDoS botnet

IMDDOS, which is mainly based in China, has grown to become one of the largest active botnets. The security firm Damballa is warning of a large and fast growing botnet created specifically to deliver distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks on demand for anyone willing to pay for the service. The IMDDOS botnet is operated […]

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