SDMw: Secure Dynamic Middleware for Defeating Port and OS Scanning
AbstractFingerprinting is a process of identifying the remote network devices and services running on the devices, including operating systems (OS) of the devices, and hosts running different OSs. Several research proposals and commercial products are available in the market to defeat fingerprinting. However, they have performance limitations and expose themselves to attackers. In this paper, we utilize some real-time fault-tolerance concepts (viz. real-time/dynamic, detection/locating, confinement/localizing and masking/decoy) to propose a plug-and-play adaptive middleware architecture called Secure Dynamic Middleware (SDMw) with a view to defeat attackers fingerprinting the network, without exposing itself to the attackers. We verify that the proposed scheme works seamlessly and requires zero-configuration at the client side. View Full-Text
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Hanna, D.; Veeraraghavan, P.; Soh, B. SDMw: Secure Dynamic Middleware for Defeating Port and OS Scanning. Future Internet 2017, 9, 67.
Hanna D, Veeraraghavan P, Soh B. SDMw: Secure Dynamic Middleware for Defeating Port and OS Scanning. Future Internet. 2017; 9(4):67.Chicago/Turabian Style
Hanna, Dalal; Veeraraghavan, Prakash; Soh, Ben. 2017. "SDMw: Secure Dynamic Middleware for Defeating Port and OS Scanning." Future Internet 9, no. 4: 67.
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