Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Syracuse University

SYN-Cookie Lab


The learning objective of this lab is for students to explore the mechanism of SYN cookies in Linux systems. SYN Cookies are used to defend against SYN flooding denial-of-service atacks. Students in this lab will play with this scheme, and observe how it works.

Lab Description and Tasks (pdf)

    For instructors: if you prefer to modify the lab description to suit your own courses, you can download the source files (Latex) from here.

Time for This Lab: 2 weeks

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Updated on 10/11/2007