An IP Trace back System to Find the Real Source of Attacks
| ||International Journal of Computer Trends and Technology (IJCTT)|| |
|© - Sep to Oct Issue 2011 by IJCTT Journal|
|Volume-1 Issue-2 |
|Year of Publication : 2011|
|Authors :A.Parvathi and G.L.N.JayaPradha.|
A.Parvathi and G.L.N.JayaPradha. "An IP Trace back System to Find the Real Source of Attacks"International Journal of Computer Trends and Technology (IJCTT),V2(2):301-308 Sep to Oct Issue 2011 .ISSN 2231-2803.www.ijcttjournal.org. Published by Seventh Sense Research Group.
Abstract: Teamwork is the ability to work together toward a common vision. And a leader is a person who Internet Protocol (IP) traceback is the enabling technology to control Internet crime. In this paper, we present a novel and practical IP traceback system called Flexible Deterministic Packet Marking (FDPM) which provides a defense system with the ability to find out the real sources of attacking packets that traverse through the network. While a number of other traceback schemes exist, FDPM provides innovative features to trace the source of IP packets and can obtain better tracing capability than others. In particular, FDPM adopts a flexible mark length strategy to make it compatible to different network environments; it also adaptively changes its marking rate according to the load of the participating router by a flexible flow-based marking scheme. Evaluations on both simulation and real system implementation demonstrate that FDPM requires a moderately small number of packets to complete the traceback process; add little additional load to routers and can trace a large number of sources in one traceback process with low false positive rates. The built-in overload prevention mechanism makes this system capable of achieving a satisfactory traceback result even when the router is heavily loaded. The motivation of this traceback system is from DDoS defense. It has been used to not only trace DDoS attacking packets but also enhance filtering attacking traffic. It has a wide array of applications for other security systems.
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KeywordsDDoS attacks, IP trace back, performance evaluation, routers, security.