1. DOS Attack :
A DOS attack is a denial of service attack, in this attack a computer sends massive amount of traffic to a victims computer and shuts it down.Dos attack is a online attack which is used to make the website unavailable for its users when done on a website. This attack make the server of a website down which is connected to internet by sending a large number of traffic to it.
2. DDOS Attack :
In ddos attack means distributed denial of service in this attack dos attacks are done from many different locations using many systems.
Difference between DOS and DDOS attack :
|DOS Stands for Denial of service attack.||DDOS Stands for Distributed Denial of service attack.|
|In Dos attack single system targets the victims system.||In DDos multiple system attacks the victims system..|
|Victim PC is loaded from the packet of data sent from a single location.||Victim PC is loaded from the packet of data sent from Multiple location.|
|Dos attack is slower as compared to ddos.||DDos attack is faster than Dos Attack.|
|Can be blocked easily as only one system is used.||It is difficult to block this attack as multiple devices are sending packets and attacking from multiple locations.|
|In DOS Attack only single device is used with DOS Attack tools.||In DDos attack Bots are used to attack at the same time.|
|DOS Attcaks are Easy to trace.||DDOS Attacks are Difficult to trace.|
|Volume of traffic in Dos attack is less as compared to DDos.||DDoS attacks allow the attacker to send massive volumes of traffic to the victim network.|
| Types of DOS Attacks are:|
1. Buffer overflow attacks
2. Ping of Death or ICMP flood
3. Teardrop Attack
| Types of DDOS Attacks are:|
1. Volumetric Attacks
2. Fragmentation Attacks
3. Application Layer Attacks
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