HTTP-based distributed flood attack forced constant page reloads at target site...
Read the story: "With some old-fashioned trickery, hackers were able to get more than 162,000 legitimate WordPress-powered Web sites to mount a distributed-denial-of-service attack against another Web site, security researchers said Monday:"
What is DDOS? It stands for Distributed Denial of Service. It's one of the most important and common cyber attacks -- the attacker overloads or "floods" the target Web site with thousands of requests at the same time to shut it down. To learn about the DDOS program, DDOS protect options and how to stop DDOS attacks, read below.
Friday, March 14, 2014
Massive DDOS Attack: 162k Word Press Sites Turned into Unwitting Accomplices
Posted by Orcinus Media at 12:22 PM
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