InfoSecWOTD#9 Smurfattack 😈

Today’s #infosec Word of the Day #9 is

#Smurfattack 😈

Smurf attack is a type of Distributed Denial of Service attack (DDoS). The name Smurf comes from the exploit / tool that was used which is called Smurf and it exploits vulnerabilities of the Internet Protocol (IP) and Internet Control Message Protocols (ICMP).

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