Published on: November 2, 2013 by Marcus

DDoS stands for Distributed Denial of Service, a malicious attempt to disrupt and suspend internet and network services. A well planned and executed attack of this kind could bring a network to its knees, destroy critical data or prevent a network being used until a fix is found. Most DDoS attacks are carried out remotely and aim to cause as much disruption to the target destination as possible. That target destination could be a home computer, a business server or a high profile Government or Military target. With DDoS attacks on the rise, it is important to understand the many layers and types of attack that are currently in the wild.

DDoS attack, DDoS protection, Types of DDoS

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