What is DDoS attack and how does it work?

What is DDoS attack?

You heard about DDoS Attacks, but do you know what a DDoS attack is? how it works and how to prevent these attacks? If not then it does not matter, because in this post you are getting complete information about it.If you are a blogger then you must know about DDoS Attack and DDoS Attack Protection.Thousands of websites are down due to DDoS Attacks.Guys think how difficult it would be for a new blogger to protect his website from DDoS.
DDos Attack

The full form of DDoS is Distributed Denial of Service attack. DDoS attack is a type of cyber attack which website unavailable by flooding it with unwanted traffic from multiple computers..Under these attacks, attackers try to load the target website by sending DNS and HTTP requests to the server.

How how it works?

An attacker will send malicious software to  computers, mainly through infected emails and attachments.This will create a network of infected machines which is known a botnet.The attacker can then enter and control the botnet, commanding it to flood a certain site with traffic: so much that its network ceases to work, taking the site offline.
Under these attacks, the infrastructure of the website is heavily damaged by bringing a flood of traffic to the hosting server. In this, the server goes down, sometimes the server crashes. DDoS ​​attack is a big problem for any website.

The world's largest and popular websites like Amazon, Netflix, PayPal, Visa and Github  have also been faced this attack.

How we can avoid DDoS Attack?

1)If you don't want to this type of problem on your website/blog, then DDoS Protection has important for your website.First of all, you have to secure your Router, you can use VPN and secure it.after that no one can target your IP address.

2)Use per second request limit this setting you can do for protect from DDoS attack. After this you will not get more request than per second

3)Activate WAF (Website Application Firewall) service for DDoS attack protection.

4)Use some free and premium firewall service. Like Cloudflare service is the best. Cloudflare is the world's largest provider of free CDN & Firewall  

Guys this is basic information about DDos Attack if you have any questions contact me.

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What is DDoS attack and how does it work? What is DDoS attack and how does it work? Reviewed by ABHINAY on January 01, 2020 Rating: 5

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