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DoS and DDoS Attack's Possibility Verification on Streaming Media Application

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2 Author(s)
Chen Lei ; Software Sch., FUDAN Univ., Shanghai ; Ye Dejian

Denial-of-Service (DoS) and Distributed Denial-of-Service (DDoS) Attacks make great impacts on various applications of the Internet. It disrupts the service provided by the target through consuming the target's CPU, memory or network bandwidth. In this paper, we give a brief summary on traditional DoS, DDoS attacks and defense schemes first. Then, we point out the possibility of DoS, DDoS attacks on streaming media application by analyzing the characteristics of streaming media application and RTSP protocol, show the evidences about DoS, DDoS attacks on streaming media application and analyze all the reasons by simulating attack scenarios, finally point out these serious security issues for streaming media application.

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Information Science and Engineering, 2008. ISISE '08. International Symposium on  (Volume:2 )

Date of Conference:

20-22 Dec. 2008