UDP Flood Attack

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UDP Flood Attack is a type of Denial of Service attack in which a hacker floods the random ports on the victim host with UDP packets. The attack enables the hacker to perform the attack anonymously. In this attack, the hacker spoofs the IP Address of the packets, to make sure that the returning ICMP packets don’t reach back to the hacker.

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