Are you Ready for These 26 Different Types of DDoS Attacks?

Although distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) is an old school attack vector, it continues to be a serious threat to organizations.

Not only is DDoS a way for hacktivists to manifest protest against Internet censorship and controversial political initiatives, but it’s also a goldmine of opportunities for achieving strictly nefarious goals. For instance, the latest tweak in this epidemic is what’s called “ransom DDoS,” a technique used to extort money from organizations in exchange for discontinuing a massive incursion.

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