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Prevention Of Network Overload By Autonomous Network Monitoring

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000024436D
Original Publication Date: 2004-Apr-02
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Apr-02

Publishing Venue

IBM

Abstract

This article describes a method of autonomically managing network load to prevent a network being overloaded during a denial of service attack. The method is applicable in scenarios where malicious software has entered a corporate network and is installed on multiple machines generating spam messages.