ICMP

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ICMP

abbr.
Internet Control Message Protocol
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It protects against a wide array of denial of service (DOS) and other attacks, including: Address Sweep, ICMP Flood, IP Source Route, IP Spoofing, Ping of Death, Port Scans, Smurf, SYN Flood, UDP Flood and others.
Ixia's DDoS test suite emulates a wide a range of Denial of Service attacks, including TCP SYN flood, Ping of Death, and port scans, making it easier to guard an IP network, and to speed the deployment of high quality services to subscribers, thus reducing the risk of revenue interruption for Carriers and Service Providers.
To help small businesses understand what these attacks are and how to prevent them, Ramp has provided detailed information on common types of attacks like Denial of Service and variations such as Ping of Death, SYN Flood, IP spoofing on its Web site at http://www.