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Syn flood program in perl using raw sockets (Linux)

Syn flood program sends out a large number of syn packets to a destination host such that the destination host gets under heavy pressure to reply to all of them and hence consumes huge amount of memory/cpu resources without any real purpose. This causes the services of the remote host to become unavailable to legitimate users. Hence the name denial ...

Syn flood program in python using raw sockets (Linux)

Syn flood and raw sockets A syn flood program sends out large number of tcp syn packets to a remote host on a particular port number. Syn packets are intended to initiate a tcp connection. However if a large number of syn packets are send without any purpose, then then it would consume a lot of resources like memory on the ...

Perl socket programming tutorial

Tcp/IP socket programming Sockets enable your program or application to talk to other machines over the network. When you type in google.com in your browser, it talks to google.com over the internet and fetches the webpage. For socket programming we need to use the socket library or api which provides some very simple functions to do such a network communication. In ...

Perl port scanner code

Tcp connect port scanner in perl A tcp connect port scanner works on the principle of establishing a full tcp connection on a port it wants to check. Therefore a port scanner is quite easy to code, as it just connects to all required ports one by one and whenever a connection is established, reports that port as open. To code such ...

Close open ports manually in ubuntu

Open ports When doing a lot of socket programming, it often happens that a server program when recompiled/rerun fails to bind to a particular port number because that port number is already in use. To close the port number manually first the process name/id has to be found out that is holding the port open and then use the kill command on ...

Udp socket programming in Java

Datagram sockets UDP sockets can be used in java with the DatagramSocket class. Server Let code a simple udp server that listens on a certain port number. /** Java ECHO server with UDP sockets example */ import java.io.*; import java.net.*; public class udp_server { public static void main(String args) { DatagramSocket sock = null; try { //1. creating a server socket, parameter is local port number sock = new DatagramSocket(7777); //buffer to receive incoming data byte buffer = new ...

Code a packet sniffer in python with pcapy extension

Pcapy In the previous articles we coded packet sniffers in python using raw sockets. Now lets use the libpcap library for the same. Libpcap is the packet capture library for linux and has wrappers for most languages. In python there are multiple libpcap wrappers like pcapy, pypcap etc. In this article we shall use the pcapy python module. Pcapy is a Python ...

Code a simple socket client class in c++

Wrapper class for socket functions The standard socket library in C comes with a lot of functions for every task like connecting, sending data and receiving data etc. However knowing the syntax of all the functions and calling them again and again and in the right sequence could be a bit intimidating. Using a class can help in such a situation. ...

Receive full data with recv socket function in C

recv The recv function is used to receive data on a socket. For example here is the code to fetch the home page of www.msn.com /** Simple TCP client to fetch a web page */ #include<stdio.h> #include<string.h> //strlen #include<sys/socket.h> #include<arpa/inet.h> //inet_addr int main(int argc , char *argv) { int socket_desc; struct sockaddr_in server; char *message , server_reply; //Create socket socket_desc = socket(AF_INET , SOCK_STREAM , 0); if (socket_desc == -1) { printf("Could not create socket"); } //ip address of www.msn.com (get by ...

UDP socket programming in php

In a previous article we learnt about writing simple server and clients using TCP sockets in php. In this article we are going to use udp sockets for the same. UDP sockets are much simpler to work with since they are connection-less. A udp server just has an socket that waits to receive some data and a socket client can send ...

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