What type of attack occurs when the attacker spoofs the IP address of the victim, sending a continuous stream of small requests, which produce a continuous stream of much larger replies that are to be sent to the victim’s IP address?

What type of attack occurs when the attacker spoofs the IP address of the victim, sending a continuous stream of small requests, which produce a continuous stream of much larger replies that are to be sent to the victim’s IP address?

Question:

What type of attack occurs when the attacker spoofs the IP address of the victim, sending a continuous stream of small requests, which produce a continuous stream of much larger replies that are to be sent to the victim’s IP address?

Options:

reflection attack

amplification attack

MITM attack

Trojan virus

Correct Answer

The Correct Answer for this Question is

amplification attack

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