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Impact with Slowloris

In this course, you will learn impact with Slowloris. This read team engagement help us learn about HTTP Denial of Service attack that affects threaded servers.
Course info
Level
Intermediate
Updated
May 20, 2021
Duration
21m
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Description
Course info
Level
Intermediate
Updated
May 20, 2021
Duration
21m
Description

Knowing how to use Slowloris and how Denial of Service techniques can be used against you, will ultimately lead your organization to detect and defend against specific attacks. In this course, Impact with Slowloris, you’ll learn how to utilize Slowloris to execute impact in a red team environment. First, you’ll discuss this tool, the legal aspects, and the outcome you can expect from the engagement. Next, you'll learn about the installation and environmental setup of Slowloris. Finally, you’ll simulate a Denial of Service attack. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge to execute these Denial of Service attack techniques using Slowloris.

Course FAQ
Course FAQ
What is Slowloris?

Slowloris is a type of denial of service attack tool that allows single machines to take down another machine's web server with minimal bandwidth.

What will I learn in this cyber security course?

In this course, you will learn about Slowloris tools, legal considerations, and outcomes. As well as how to install and maintain environmental setups, and simulate a denial of service attack.

What is a denial of service attack?

A denial of service attack is a cyber-attack where the perpetrator seeks to make a machine or network resource unavailable to its intended users by disrupting services of a host connect to the internet.

What software is required for this course?

For this course, you will need to download Slowloris.

Are there any prerequisites for this cyber security course?

There are no prerequisites for this course.

About the author
About the author

Pinal Dave is a Pluralsight Developer Evangelist.

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Section Introduction Transcripts
Section Introduction Transcripts

Course Overview
Welcome to Pluralsight and this Red Team Tools course featuring Slowloris, the open source impact tool developed and maintained by gkbrk. In this course, Impact with Slowloris, we will cover how to utilize Slowloris to execute impact in a red team environment. First, we'll discuss about this tool, legal aspects, and outcomes we are expecting from the engagement. Next, we will learn about DoS attacks and how to defend against them. Finally, we will simulate a distributed denial‑of‑service attack. When you are finished with this course, you will have the skills and knowledge to execute this denial‑of‑service attack using Slowloris. More importantly, knowing how these techniques work, if they are ever used against you, you can easily mitigate the attack. Come and join me in learning how to create impact with the Slowloris tool, here at Pluralsight.