Stopping DDoS Attacks – 10 Tips to Fight DDoS Battles by Drritiman Boraah

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10 proven strategies to protect your website and block DDoS attacks DDoS – Distributed Denial of Service, a cyber-attack that targets systems and disrupts the network, ultimately denying service to end-users. It employs multiple malware-infected systems to target a single machine. The world’s biggest DDoS attack incident was against GitHub – a memcached amplification attack. It peaked at 1.35 TB/s of data targeting the servers. The biggest advantage to amplification attackers is that this malicious spell only involves a limited amount of bandwidth to launch larger attacks on victims. It causes greater harm than a direct attack.  In a DNS amplification attack, the attacker exploits a compromised or badly configured domain and turns small packets of data into a much larger payload. Ultimately, it is used against the victim, bringing the entire server down. Another type of DDoS attack is the volumetric denial of service. The attacker bombards an IP....

August 28, 2019
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