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VoIP Flood

A variation of an application specific UDP flood. A victim VoIP server receives spoofed VoIP packets at a very high packet rate and with a very large source IP range. The victim server has to sort out the proper VoIP connections from the forged ones, consuming a detrimental amount of resources. VoIP floods can overwhelm a network with packets containing randomized or fixed Source IP addresses. A fixed Source IP VoIP attack mimics traffic from large VoIP servers, and can be very difficult to identify because it resembles good traffic.