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What is a DDoS incursion?


The term DDoS refers to a targeted denial of service assault. A distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack is a malicious attempt to disrupt a targeted server's, service's, or website's usual traffic. It has the potential to render your website inaccessible, particularly if you do not have DDoS protection in place.

DDoS incursion or DDoS attack is a type of cyber attack that is particularly critical for businesses. A Denial of Service (DoS) attack floods networks with traffic, exhausting their bandwidth and resources. This attack can be launched using multiple systems, which is known as a Distributed Denial of Service (DDOS) attack.

A distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack is a malicious attempt to disrupt the normal traffic of a targeted server, service or network by overwhelming the target or its surrounding infrastructure with a flood of Internet traffic.

DDoS attacks achieve effectiveness by utilizing multiple compromised computer systems as sources of attack traffic. Exploited machines can include computers and other networked resources such as IoT devices.

From a high level, a DDoS attack is like an unexpected traffic jam clogging up the highway, preventing regular traffic from arriving at its destination.

Cybercriminals threaten individuals or organizations with a DDoS incursion until an extortion demand is paid in a DDoS extortion assault, also known as a ransom DDoS (RDDoS) attack.

To avoid law enforcement authorities being able to track payments, these demands call for payment in bitcoin.


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