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    There are many types of computer attacks. Try to search online to find four types which are applicable specifically to WLAN. Finally, try to descript and discuss those types in more details

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    Following are some of the WLAN computer attacks that are very common:
    1. Denial of service attacks
    2. Eavesdropping
    3. Manipulation
    4. Masquerade attack

    Each of the attacks above are discussed below.

    Denial of service attacks: This is the most common and the simplest attacks on both wireless and wired networks. It is very difficult to protect computer systems against DOS attacks. In DOS attack, a hacker sends a lot of requests to an operating system in a very small amount of time such that the operating systems get overwhelmed. The operating system uses up all its resources trying to carter to ...

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