Last Updated on November 19, 2023 by InfraExam
A ping attack that exploits the broadcast IP address in a subnet is referred to as what type of attack?
- red rat
- SYN flood
|Explanation & Hint:
A ping attack that exploits the broadcast IP address in a subnet is referred to as a smurf attack. This type of distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack involves sending a large number of ICMP (Internet Control Message Protocol) echo request packets to the IP broadcast address of a network, with the intention of overwhelming the network or a specific device within the network with traffic.