What is a DoS Attack?
According to NIST, a denial of service (DoS) is:
“The prevention of authorized access to resources or the delaying of time-critical operations. (Time-critical may be milliseconds or it may be hours, depending upon the service provided).”
a distributed denial of service (DDoS) is:
“A denial of service technique that uses numerous hosts to perform the attack.”Read more “Defending against Denial of Service (DoS) Attacks”