Posts tagged 'security'

Ramandeep Singh Nanda

Handling and Identifying SSL Handshake errors

SSL handshake errors can occur due to various reasons such as Self Signed certificate, unavailability of protocol or cipher suite requested by client or server, etc.  Recently I faced this issue where I was connecting to third party server using HttpClient library.  Here’s what I did to identify the …

Ramandeep Singh Nanda

ddos attack/ping flooding: Explanation and Solution

what is a ddos attack/ping flooding attack ?

ddos attack or ping flooding attack is basically sending large and continuous ICMP (Internet control message protocol) echo packets to a target host and wait for the icmp reply message. Now what this does is, it floods the target host with large …