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IEEE 60th Vehicular Technology Conference, 2004. VTC2004-Fall. 2004
With the pervasiveness of the Internet, Denial-of-Service (DoS) and Distributed DoS (DDoS) attacks have become important threats to servers, hosts and devices that are connected. This paper addresses the problem of mitigating the DoS/DDoS attacks so as to ensure that legitimate traffic is given an acceptable level of quality of service. We proposed a new technique, called port hopping where the UDP/TCP port number used by the server varies as a function of time and a shared secret between thedoi:10.1109/vetecf.2004.1404672 fatcat:ld3srngycrhc7fs4tp7stuvd6m