Guest Editor's Introduction: Unwanted Traffic: Finding and Defending against Denial of Service, Spam, and Other Internet Flotsam
Issue No.06 - November/December (2009 vol.13)
Barry Leiba , Internet Messaging Technology
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/MIC.2009.130
The Internet is full of unwanted traffic, from junk mail, to advertising and scams that pose as social media, to fake "clicks" on ads, to denial-of-service attacks against online services. Each type causes problems in one way or another, and network operators have to work hard to identify and eliminate unwanted traffic. This issue examines the overall problem, and presents a selection of research into mitigation.
unwanted traffic, security, firewalls, real-time streaming
Barry Leiba, "Guest Editor's Introduction: Unwanted Traffic: Finding and Defending against Denial of Service, Spam, and Other Internet Flotsam", IEEE Internet Computing, vol.13, no. 6, pp. 10-13, November/December 2009, doi:10.1109/MIC.2009.130