Understanding DDoS Attacks & The Tools to See Them.

Distributed Denial-of-Service (DDoS) attacks are not a new concept, but they have proven to be an effective way of devastating targeted companies. As the name implies, DDoS is an attempt to deny a service to legitimate users by overwhelming the target with activity. The Gaming, Media, and IT services industry are typically targets for such attacks, but that is not to say that Government or Financial are not within the scope. What Is a Denial of Service Attack? A DoS attack is an attempt to make a system or server unavailable for legitimate users and, finally, to take the service down. This is achieved by flooding the server’s request queue with fake requests. After this, server will not be able […]

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