Thursday, October 3, 2013

Nowadays a common problem for many companies is Distributed Denial of Service Attack (DDoS), so in this post is explained: what is a DDoS and a possible solution for it?

Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS):
In computing, this attack is an attempt to make a machine (usually a web server) or a network resource unavaliable to its intended users, the reasons for this attack may vary, but it generally consists of efforts to temporarily or indefinitely interrupt or suspend services of a host connected to the Internet, a visual explanation is shown in Figure 1.