|Operating system||Linux, Solaris|
Stacheldraht (German for "barbed wire") is malware which performs a distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack. It runs on Linux and Solaris. It detects and automatically enables source address forgery. It was written by "random", of the Austrian hacker group TESO.
Stacheldraht was later superseded by Blitzkrieg. Blitzkrieg was maintained by "random" and by a loose group of associates.
- Low Orbit Ion Cannon (LOIC) – a stress test tool that has been used for DDoS attacks
- High Orbit Ion Cannon (HOIC) – the replacement for LOIC used in DDoS attacks
- Fork bomb
- Slowloris (computer security)
- Cheng, Geoffrey. "Malware FAQ: Analysis on DDOS tool Stacheldraht v1.666". SANS. SANS Institute. Retrieved 15 May 2021.