Ping Death Packet

What is ping to death packet?
What is the size of ping to death packet?/

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POD (Ping of Death) is a type of attack at computer in a network that involves sending of a larger size malicious ping to a computer. A ping is normally 64 bytes in size.
Many computers can not handle larger than the maximum ip packet size, which is 65,535
bytes. Sending a ping of this size can crash the target computer.

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