Distributed Denial of Service Attacks: A Review

Sonali Swetapadma Sahu, Manjusha Pandey
2014 International Journal of Modern Education and Computer Science  
A wireless sensor network (WSN) is a wireless network consisting of spatially distributed autonomous devices using sensors to monitor physical or environmental conditions.WSN is a fluorishing network that has numerous applications and could be used in diverse scenarios. DDoS (Distributed Denial of Service) is an attack where a number of compromised systems attack a single target, thereby causing denial of service for users of the targeted system. The flood of incoming messages to the target
more » ... em essentially forces it to shut down, thereby denying service to the system to legitimate users.Not much research work has been done in DDoS in WSN.We are conducting a review on DDoS attack to show its impact on networks and to present various defensive, detection and preventive measures adopted by researchers till now.
doi:10.5815/ijmecs.2014.01.07 fatcat:4inss32cr5fbjn6j7spklywrte