All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘DDoS attacks’

This Is What A DDoS Attack Looks Like

The weapon of choice for many hacktivists is the distributed denial of service, or DDoS, attack. In essence, multiple users flood a server with so much traffic that it collapses under the load taking the Web site with it. It’s easy enough to understand, but a visual representation would really sell the awesome might of this particular form of online …

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Anonymous Called Out By The Pirate Bay For Its DDoS Attacks

Anonymous has always viewed DDoS attacks as a form of protest. They think of it as a digital sit in, but it’s really more of a blue whale in a university cafeteria crushing everybody inside. That’s not to say that DDoS attacks are always wrong, but they tend to do more harm than good. That’s the stance The Pirate Bay …

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