A DDoS is a very disruptive attack. Every online organization and business can suffer. Criminals don’t stop targeting victims. Therefore we can’t let our guard down! We have to be ready to stop them!
DDoS attack definition
A Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack is defined as a criminal attempt to affect the regular operation of a targeted network, service, application, or server by saturating it with huge loads of malicious traffic. Different techniques are used by criminals to create, amplify, and send the traffic loads that are needed to shut down a target. What makes these attacks very effective is that traffic comes not from one but from many different sources. Multiple compromised devices around the world can take part in a DDoS attack. This makes a DDoS attack hard to stop and the attacker difficult to track.