What Is Distributed Denial Of Service?

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It is estimated that cyber-attacks cost companies as much as $400 billion per year. Two of the most devastating attacks are distributed denial of service and social engineering. Although, there is no way to be completely safe from attack, there are precautions to take to help prevent them. Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks are the most common type of cyber-attack among financial institutions. DDoS is when a hacker floods a server with traffic making the server inaccessible to valid users. An easier way to think of this would be with your mail. If someone were to recruit a large group of people to send you junk mail all at once. They would continue sending you this mail until your mailbox is so
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