Assignment 1 Web Server Application Attacks

Answer 1: Web Application Vulnerabilities and Attacks


The most common web application vulnerabilities and attacks include Denial of Service (DoS), Distributed DoS (DDoS), and SQL Injections.

  1. Denial of Service (DoS) Attack:

In this attack the data or the information becomes unavailable to the host. Rather than dumping the information with IP attacks the service may also get unavailable in many other ways. The nature of the attack may make the situation unstable and loopholes of the victim could also be attacked. The several attacks created especially for:

  • Network resources are congested,
  • Loss of the memory of CPU,
  • The power of computer decreases,


  • Timers may exploit, etc.