Networking & wireless forum: Denial of Service (LAND) Attacks???

by: Jsheppard61487 February 14, 2014 7:27 AM PST

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Denial of Service (LAND) Attacks???

by Jsheppard61487 - 2/14/14 7:27 AM

Reading through my router logs I'm noticing I keep getting DoS(LAND) attacks, usually twice sometimes more than 3 times a day. Anybody know how to prevent this?


[DoS attack: LAND] attack packets in last 20 sec from ip [72.74.164.***], Thursday, Feb 13,2014 19:44:24
[DoS attack: LAND] attack packets in last 20 sec from ip [72.74.164.***], Thursday, Feb 13,2014 19:05:25
[DoS attack: LAND] attack packets in last 20 sec from ip [72.74.164.***], Thursday, Feb 13,2014 02:35:39
[DoS attack: LAND] attack packets in last 20 sec from ip [72.74.164.***], Wednesday, Feb 12,2014 08:30:49
[DoS attack: LAND] attack packets in last 20 sec from ip [72.74.164.***], Wednesday, Feb 12,2014 06:13:50
[DoS attack: LAND] attack packets in last 20 sec from ip [72.74.164.***], Tuesday, Feb 11,2014 21:45:37
[DoS attack: LAND] attack packets in last 20 sec from ip [72.74.164.***], Tuesday, Feb 11,2014 18:32:54
[DoS attack: LAND] attack packets in last 20 sec from ip [72.74.164.***], Tuesday, Feb 11,2014 16:24:20
[DoS attack: LAND] attack packets in last 20 sec from ip [72.74.164.***], Tuesday, Feb 11,2014 14:08:55
[DoS attack: LAND] attack packets in last 20 sec from ip [72.74.164.***], Tuesday, Feb 11,2014 14:00:39
[DoS attack: LAND] attack packets in last 20 sec from ip [72.74.164.***], Tuesday, Feb 11,2014 10:13:33

The IP address is my router's WAN address, and I starred out the last octet.

They appear to happen at times of day both when people are home using the network and when people are not using the network.

I run a NetGear R7000 with CAT6 from the ONT, most devices are wired, but the wireless is protected with WPA2, and I do not broadcast my SSID's, I use access control for both wired and wireless.

Devices on my network include:
XBOX 360's
AppleTV's
OSX Mavericks
Windows 8.1
iPhones
Logitech HarmonyLink Remote Nodes
and a Hard-wired HP JetDirect TCP/IP Printer



Any help or knowledge would be much welcomed as I cannot wrap my head around how to prevent this, :/
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http://www.speedtest.net/my-result/3305790729

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