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TCP handshaking, TCP SYN attack, SIP, SIP INVITE

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Please comment on TCP handshaking or TCP SYN attack (also know as TCP SYN flood).

Please comment on SIP or SIP INVITE attack (also know as SIP INVITE flood).

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I am Leela Krishna from India. Please find the answer for your question below. All the best for your future.

Leela Krishna

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To main difference between TCP SYN attack and SIP INVITE attack is that
TCP SYN attack is used in TCP based networks (like Internet or Intranet)
SIP INVITE attack is using in VoIP based networks like Telephony, etc.

TCP handshaking attack or TCP SYN attack (also know as TCP SYN flood).
A SYN flood is a form of denial-of-service attack in which an attacker sends a succession of SYN requests to a target's system.

When a client attempts to start a TCP connection to a server, the ...

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