What type of DoS attack originates from a malicious host that has an invalid source IP address and that requests a client connection?
- ping of death
- SYN flooding
- brute force
Explanation: SYN flooding is a type of denial of services attack where the attacker sends fake session requests to a target host in an attempt to prevent the host from responding to legitimate session requests.
Exam with this question: 15.7.3 Module 15 – Security Considerations Quiz