Sunday, January 5, 2014

DDOS Attacks Part of Free Cybersecurity Training for Small Businesses by SBA

"A denial-of-service attack is an attack on a computer or website which locks the 
computer and/or crashes the system and results in stopped or slowed workflow, prevented 
communication, and halted eCommerce. Some common ways that attackers achieve 
denial-of-service attacks include: 

• Volumetric attacks, which attempt to use all available bandwidth and slow or stop 
performance and 
• TCP State-Exhaustion Attacks, which cause problems with things like firewalls 
and application servers 
The ultimate goal of these attacks is always to prevent you from conducting business of 
any kind with your internet connected systems."

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