In a DDoS (distributed denial-of-service) attack, an attacker will send thousands of fake requests in an attempt to exceed the bandwidth, flood a server's resources, and overload the system. By doing this, valid requests can only be processed very slowly or not at all. A massive amount of compromised computers (botnets) are often used to create a gigantic amount of data traffic.
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Thursday, September 1, 2016