DDoS attacks are growing: What can businesses do? | Advanced Mobile Spy Software
Depending on the type and size of your organization, a DDoS (Distributed Denial of Service) attack can be anything from a small nuisance to something that can break your revenue stream and damage it permanently. A DDoS attack can cripple some online businesses for a period of time long enough to set them back considerably, or even put them out of business completely for the length of the attack and some period afterwards. Depending on the kind of attack, there can also be— intentional or not—side effects that can further hurt your business. Let's see what we are up against and what we can do about it. Introduction DDoS stands for Distributed Denial of Service. It is a network attack that involves hackers forcing numerous systems (usually infected with malware) to send network communication requests to one specific web server. The result is that the receiving server is overloaded by nonsense requests, and they either crash the server or distract it enough that normal users are unable to