How DDoS Attack Works?

June 27, 2016

DDoS attack is one of the favorite tools used by hackers to disrupt an online service. Here, we are going to tell you more about the attack using an easy-to-understand infographic. Most of us are aware of the fact that DDoS attack- Distributed Denial of Service- is one of the most common attacks faced- and the recent times have seen a tremendous growth in such attacks. Recently, the New York Magazine’s website was down due to an alleged DDoS attack for more than 12 hours. For those who are new to this term, in simple works, a DDoS attack is an attempt to make an online service/website unavailable by flooding it with tons of traffic from different sources.

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