Ping of Death

  dms05 07:40 22 Feb 2006

My Firewall (Sygate 5.6) has just reported:

Denial of Service "Ping of Death" attack detected.

I've never seen it before and Sygate informs me :In a Ping of Death attack, the hacker uses a packet with a size that is larger than the normal standard. When your system encounters a packet of this size, it often crashes, hangs, or reboots.

22/02/2006 07:19:56
Denial of Service Major Incoming

However I'm still confused about where it originated. It was a single occurance.

  €dstowe 07:44 22 Feb 2006

Goooogle give 3,020,000 entries for ping of death. I'm sure you will find something there.

  dms05 08:15 22 Feb 2006

€dstowe - quite! I Googled and was overwhelmed. I was hoping someone had read the 3 million entries, digested the information and could offer some thoughts.

This thread is now locked and can not be replied to.

Elsewhere on IDG sites

Dell XPS 13 9370 (2018) review

Best Keyboards for Designers & Artists

What to ask Siri on the HomePod

Meilleurs VPN (2018)