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What Drives DDoS Attacks and Why it Should be a Concern

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Jan
2022
What Drives DDoS Attacks and Why it Should be a Concern

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What is a DDoS Attack?

DDoS stands for Distributed Denial of Service attacks. Let’s ignore the Distributed for now as it refers mainly to the technique and let’s focus on the Denial of Service first. As the term implies, the objective of a DoS attack is to disrupt or deny services from legitimate users. A service can be anything including web sites that provide information, online services such as ecommerce sites or backend services such as payment processing, the communication between organizations and cloud applications, the connectivity of remote internet controlled industrial processes or sensors.

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