Wireless Security DoS Attack - Wireless Security

What is Wireless Security DoS Attack?

The attacks which are focused at disabling the service (making the target not available) or degrading its performance (lowering the availability) lands under the umbrella of Denial of Service (DoS) attacks. The cost of such an attack may be very costly for a target or corporations, whose business is based on e-commerce. They can count the costs of the attack in millions of dollars, liable on the length of their web service not being available.

Wireless networks are also playing a vital part in output of the workers. We all use wireless laptops and smartphones in a workplace. With the lack of wireless network working, our output is reduced.

DoS attacks on obtainability may be divided into 3 types −

  • Layer 1 DoS
  • Layer 2 DoS
  • Layer 3 DoS

We will debate each of these attacks in detail in the following chapters

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