transmission control protocol

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Noun1.transmission control protocol - a protocol developed for the internet to get data from one network device to anothertransmission control protocol - a protocol developed for the internet to get data from one network device to another; "TCP uses a retransmission strategy to insure that data will not be lost in transmission"
communications protocol, protocol - (computer science) rules determining the format and transmission of data
TCP/IP, transmission control protocol/internet protocol - a set of protocols (including TCP) developed for the internet in the 1970s to get data from one network device to another
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This technique works by saving the first SYN packet information in the memory and dropping the packet.
This kind of low rate DoS attacks may not be easily detected by conventional metrics of per-flow traffic rate or SYN packet rates, since such low rate attack traffic is not much different from the traffic of normal users in terms of those metrics.
When the worm sent a SYN packet to a used IP address with destination port closed, TCP RESET packet is returned [3] (see figure 2).
Because sFlow provides the complete packet header, passive OS identification techniques are used on TCP SYN packets to determine the probable operating system of the host sending the SYN packet.
First, control packets (such as the three handshaking packets which consist of SYN packet.
3] broadcasts a SYN packet to its neighbor nodes to establish an end-to-end connection.