Analysis on Distributed Denial of Service Attack Prevention in Cloud Computing

rajat saxena


Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks are among one of the complex security problems to address evolution of Cloud computing, because they are simple to implement, hard to prevent, and difficult to trace. Ideally, the network traffic of an attack should include information for identification of the sources. In a DDoS attack, the victim host or network is usually attacked by a large number of spoofed IP packets coming from multiple sources.  Since, attackers can spoof the source addresses and can use zombie and repeaters for attack, so, it is difficult to detect the attackers in a DDoS attack.

In this paper, we survey all the aspect of prevention of DDoS  attack in cloud computing.

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