Testing and Analysis of Personal Firewalls

Examensarbete för masterexamen

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Type: Examensarbete för masterexamen
Master Thesis
Title: Testing and Analysis of Personal Firewalls
Authors: Sheikh, Obaid Ur Rahman
Rehman, Rashid
Abstract: The rapid growth of internet has directed a collinear increase of internet users. The majority of people using internet have limited understanding and knowledge of computer systems. The majority of users rely on the security software’s that are provided by different firewall vendors to ensure the secure communication. These security software’s design and developed by very highly qualified professionals to ensure threat detection against viruses, malware and spywares. The basic purpose of our thesis is to test and analyze the security firewalls against TCP ACK, TCP SYN, TCP FIN, TCP Connect, Echo Ping, UDP and Denial of Service attacks (Ping of Death, Teardrop, and Land Attack) to check security issues. We also have discussed the similarities and differences between them.
Keywords: Information Technology;Informationsteknik
Issue Date: 2010
Publisher: Chalmers tekniska högskola / Institutionen för data- och informationsteknik (Chalmers)
Chalmers University of Technology / Department of Computer Science and Engineering (Chalmers)
URI: https://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12380/127990
Collection:Examensarbeten för masterexamen // Master Theses

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