Mitigate DoS Attacks in Linux with a blackhole route | If you are under a DoS attack, it is best to route the offending IP to a blackhole or null route rather than rejecting or other actions on the traffic. Here’s how it works in Linux!
Windows | Use pathping to Check for Packet Loss | The Windows equivalent of mtr is pathping. The pathping command measures packet loss against each particular hop of a traceroute. This is helpful to pin point the exact hop along the way that may be problematic. In Windows, crack open a command prompt and type: C:\> pathping [target] The target can be an IP address