Distributed System Intruder Tools, Trinoo and Tribe Flood Network

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Trinoo and Tribe Flood Network (TFN) are new forms of denial of Service (DOS) attacks. attacks are designed to bring down a computer or network by overloading it with a large amount of network traffic using TCP, UDP, or ICMP. In the past, these attacks came from a single location and were easy to detect. Trinoo and TFN are distributed system intruder tools. These tools launch DoS attacks from multiple computer systems at a target system simultaneously. This makes the assault hard to detect and almost impossible to track to the original attacker. Because these attacks can be launched from ... continued below

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Criscuolo, P.J. & Rathbun, T December 21, 1999.

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Trinoo and Tribe Flood Network (TFN) are new forms of denial of Service (DOS) attacks. attacks are designed to bring down a computer or network by overloading it with a large amount of network traffic using TCP, UDP, or ICMP. In the past, these attacks came from a single location and were easy to detect. Trinoo and TFN are distributed system intruder tools. These tools launch DoS attacks from multiple computer systems at a target system simultaneously. This makes the assault hard to detect and almost impossible to track to the original attacker. Because these attacks can be launched from hundreds of computers under the command of a single attacker, they are far more dangerous than any DoS attack launched from a single location. These distributed tools have only been seen on Solaris and Linux machines, but there is no reason why they could not be modified for UNIX machines. The target system can also be of any type because the attack is based on the TCP/IP architecture, not a flaw in any particular operating system (OS). CIAC considers the risks presented by these DoS tools to be high.

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  • Report No.: UCRL-ID-136939
  • Grant Number: W-7405-Eng-48
  • DOI: 10.2172/792254 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 792254
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc742619

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Criscuolo, P.J. & Rathbun, T. Distributed System Intruder Tools, Trinoo and Tribe Flood Network, report, December 21, 1999; California. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc742619/: accessed September 24, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.