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Ping of Death

Ping of Death

This is an attack that sends a larger than expected PING (Packet Internet Groper). For example, an echo request packet with a packet size greater than 65, 507. If the TCP/IP stack on the end machine is badly written, it will cause the machine to crash with a buffer overflow causing a

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