Ping Of Death
Definition - What does Ping Of Death mean?
Ping of Death (PoD) is a type of network attack in which an attacker sends a network packet that is larger than what the target computer can handle. This can crash the computer, or freeze or degrade computer service. Ping of death is used to make a computer system unstable by deliberately sending larger ping packets to the target system over an IPv4 network.
Ping of death is also known as long ICMP.
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