Sunday, February 9, 2014

What Does DDOS Mean?

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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