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Definition Edit

A handler is a

type of program used in DDoS attacks to control agents distributed throughout a network. Also refers to an incident handler, which refers to a person who performs incident response work.[1]

References Edit

  1. NIST, Computer Security Incident Handling Guide, Glossary, at D-1 (NIST Special Publication 800-61, rev. 1) (Mar. 2008) (full-text).

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