In 2018, the FCC announced that the service used to enable feedback on policies had been the victim of a denial of service. In this video, learn that this was not an attack, but a legitimate public response to an incredibly bad policy decision.
- [Narrator] There have been a number of infamous … denial of service attacks. And the predictions are … for many more to come. … However, when a service goes down due to being flooded … by incoming traffic, it isn't necessarily a … cyber attack. … In 2015, the FCC passed what became known as … the net neutrality legislation, which forced … internet service providers to enable access to all … content and applications, regardless of the source, … and without favoring or blocking particular products … or websites. … In 2018, the FCC decided to repeal … the legislation, and to challenge individual states … that passed their own net neutrality regulations. … The issue of net neutrality is one which has triggered … quite passionate responses. … Viewers of the Last Week Tonight show were … encouraged to file comments through the FCC's website, … asking the FCC to preserve its net neutrality rules. … The next day, the FCC's website was unavailable. … The FCC chairman Ajit Pai, was quick to denounce the …
- What is denial of service?
- TCP SYN, Smurf, and UDP flooding
- Deauthenticating a wireless host
- Flooding HTTP
- Using BlackEnergy
- Flooding a SIP server
- Detecting P2P attacks with PeerShark
- Defeating DoS attacks