HTTP POST flood

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An HTTP POST flood (or simply POST flood) is a denial of service attack that uses POST requests, which are part of the Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP).[1] It is one kind of HTTP Flood attack.[1]

History[edit]

As of late 2013, POST floods were increasingly being launched from mobile devices.[2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "DDoS Quick Guide" (PDF). National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center, Department of Homeland Security. 29 January 2014. Retrieved 2017-01-24.
  2. ^ Player, Chris (2014-01-18). "Mobile devices become launchpads for DDoS attacks". PCWorld. Retrieved 2017-01-24.