What Does DDOS Mean? It stands for Distributed Denial of Service. One of the most basic cyber attacks (a "DDOS Attack"), it involves an attacker using a distributed simultaneous flows of hundreds of thousands of data requests that overload and in effect shut down the target Web site, creating a denial of service to users.
DDOS attacks are on the rise. Motives of the attackers can range from politics to extortion. Check out a global map of recent DDOS attacks:
For DDOS attack trends and news, see the other posts on this site.
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