Ddos?

in #partiko5 years ago (edited)

Hello Steem Fam

Today let's talk about a serious topic DDoS attacks...

DDoS :- Distributive Denial Of Service attacks

As by the name you can guess what would it do it prevents the users from visiting a website by putting it down

We On Steem also witnessed DDoS attack this year if you remember

Lets understand it better


What is DDoS?

A Denial-of-service attack (DoS attack) is a cyber-attack in which the perpetrator seeks to make a machine or network resource unavailable to its intended users by temporarily or indefinitely disrupting services of a host connected to the Internet. Denial of service is typically accomplished by flooding the targeted machine or resource with superfluous requests in an attempt to overload systems and prevent some or all legitimate requests from being fulfilled.

In a Distributed denial-of-service attack(DDoS attack), the incoming traffic flooding the victim originates from many different sources. This effectively makes it impossible to stop the attack simply by blocking a single source.


Attack Types?

  • Application-layer floods
  • Denial-of-service Level II
  • Distributed DoS attack
  • DDoS extortion
  • HTTP POST DoS attack

And Many Many more types are there


Attacks Techniques

  • Mirai botnet
  • R-U-Dead-Yet? (RUDY)
  • Shrew Attacks
  • Slow Read Attack Etc...(End of Thinking Capacity LOL!)

Prevention Of DDoS

  • Use of FIREWALLS
  • DDoS base Defence Use
  • Blackholing and Sinkholing
  • Use Of Services like Cloudfare DNS, Akamai, InCapsula Etc...

Effects ?

  • Can Cause the server to shutdown

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