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What is a distributed denial of service attack and how is it possible for a single person to orchestrate one?

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Distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack:

 

After identifying the limitations of flooding attacks with single systems, the DDoS attack is developed to generate the attacks on multiple systems.

  • DDoS attacks mostly the user workstations or Personal computers (PCs).
  • The attacker uses some defect in the operating system or the attacker may gain the access through some common applications and installs their own programs in the system.
  • The collection of large volume of systems under the control of o...

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