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ICMP ping flood code using sockets in C – Linux

ICMP Ping Flood Icmp ping flood is a kind of DOS attack that can be performed on remote machines connected via a network. It involves sending a large number of ping echo requests (packets) to the target system such that it is not able to tackle so fast. So the result is that the host either gets too busy into replying ...

Programming raw udp sockets in C on Linux

Raw udp sockets Raw udp sockets are used to send manually constructed udp packets. The udp header can be found in RFC 768 and has a very simple structure as shown below. 0 7 8 15 16 23 24 31 +--------+--------+--------+--------+ | Source ...

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 ...

Programming udp sockets in C on Linux

UDP sockets This article describes how to write a simple echo server and client using udp sockets in C on Linux/Unix platform. UDP sockets or Datagram sockets are different from the TCP sockets in a number of ways. The most important difference is that UDP sockets are not connection oriented. More technically speaking, a UDP server does not accept connections and ...

Socket programming in C on Linux – tutorial

TCP/IP socket programming in C This is a quick tutorial on socket programming in c language on a Linux system. "Linux" because the code snippets shown over here will work only on a Linux system and not on Windows. The is called winsock and we shall go through it in another tutorial. Sockets are the "virtual" endpoints of any kind of ...

C program to get a domain’s whois information using sockets on Linux

Whois A whois client is a program that will simply fetch the whois information for a domain/ip address from the whois servers. The code over here works according to the algorithm discussed here. Code /* * @brief * Whois client program * * @details * This program shall perform whois for a domain and get you the whois data of that domain ...

Get local ip in C on linux

Local Ip address The local ip is the source ip in IP packets send out from a system. When the system is a part of a local area network then the local ip in most cases is something like 192.168.*.* . The network interface (eth0) is assigned an ip address of that range. However when the machine is connected to internet ...

Get ip address from hostname in C using Linux sockets

Socket applications often need to convert hostnames like google.com to their corresponding ip address. This is done through dns requests. The socket api in linux provides functions like gethostbyname and getaddrinfo that can be used to perform the dns requests and get the ip address. gethostbyname The first method uses the traditional gethostbyname function to retrieve information about a hostname/domain name. Code #include<stdio.h> //printf #include<string.h> ...

SYN Flood DOS Attack with C Source Code (Linux)

TCP/IP 3-way handshake is done to establish a connection between a client and a server. The process is : 1. Client --SYN Packet--> Server 2. Server --SYN/ACK Packet --> Client 3. Client --ACK Packet --> Server The above 3 steps are followed to establish a connection between source and destination. SYN Flood DOS attacks involves sending too many SYN packets (with a bad or random ...



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