Ping of Death

  dms05 07:40 22 Feb 06

My Firewall (Sygate 5.6) has just reported:

Denial of Service "Ping of Death" attack detected.

I've never seen it before and Sygate informs me :In a Ping of Death attack, the hacker uses a packet with a size that is larger than the normal standard. When your system encounters a packet of this size, it often crashes, hangs, or reboots.

22/02/2006 07:19:56
Denial of Service Major Incoming

However I'm still confused about where it originated. It was a single occurance.

  €dstowe 07:44 22 Feb 06

Goooogle give 3,020,000 entries for ping of death. I'm sure you will find something there.

  dms05 08:15 22 Feb 06

€dstowe - quite! I Googled and was overwhelmed. I was hoping someone had read the 3 million entries, digested the information and could offer some thoughts.

This thread is now locked and can not be replied to.

Sniper Elite 4 review: Headshotting Nazis has never felt so good

1995-2015: How technology has changed the world in 20 years

The Fresh New Fonts of 2017

WWDC 2017 dates: How to get WWDC 2017 tickets, when is WWDC 2017 and more details announced