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Comsumption Attack

Posted on 2011-09-23
Last Modified: 2012-05-12

Q: if my site hosted on free web hosting with limited bandwidth 30,000 MB every month? is my site vulnerable to bandwidth consumption attack? if that possible ? how is it happened?

Question by:ang3lus
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pilson66 earned 125 total points
ID: 36586139
For example, I'll write a primitive script that will loop i download the same large file, until all the traffic limit

whie true; do wget -c http://tour_site.com/big.file.avi; done

Expert Comment

ID: 36586147
If you run several of these scripts in parallel - the traffic will end several times faster.

Author Closing Comment

ID: 36586356
i got the point


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