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Source: David Dittrich, George Weaver, Sven Dietrich, and Neil Long - Posted by LinuxSecurity.com Team   
Network Security Another Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack tool has been released. David Dittrich heads up an analysis of the tool, in much the same way as his previous six DDoS analyses. "mstream is more primitive than any of . . . Another Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack tool has been released. David Dittrich heads up an analysis of the tool, in much the same way as his previous six DDoS analyses. "mstream is more primitive than any of the other DDoS tools. Examination of reverse engineered and recovered C source code reveals the program to be in early development stages, with numerous bugs and
an incomplete feature set compared with any of the other listed tools. The effectiveness of the stream/stream2 attack itself, however, means that it will still be disruptive to the victim (and agent) networks even with an attack network consisting of only a hand full of agents."

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