IP Traceback Algorithm for DoS/DDoS Attack

  • Hong-bin Yim
  • Jae-il Jung
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4238)


DoS(Denial of Service) / DDoS(Distributed Denial of Service) attacks threaten Internet security nowadays. However, the current Internet protocol and backbone network do not support traceback to know attacker’s real location. Many methods to defend DoS/DDoS attack have been proposed. However these kinds of methods cause network overhead because they use many packets to reconstruct an attack path. In this paper we propose effective probability marking methods and a pushback algorithm to reduce network overhead.


Edge Router Network Overhead Information Packet Probabilistic Packet Attack Path 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hong-bin Yim
    • 1
  • Jae-il Jung
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering Hanyang UniversitySungdong-gu, SeoulKorea

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