Tag: denial of service

What Is DDoS Attack and How It Affects SMEs

What Is DDoS Attack and How It Affects SMEs

Security
What Is DDoS Attack and How It Affects SMEs If your organization’s website is experiencing an unusual downtime or outages, this could be a sign that your organization’s website is under a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack. A DDoS cyberattack renders a targeted website slow or inaccessible. It victimizes not just large enterprises but also small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). DDoS Attacks Against Businesses  An example of a DDoS attack against a small business was the attack against a small brick and mortar jewelry shop in June 2016. The shop’s website had been taken down for days and the owner didn’t know why. Upon investigation, Sucuri found that the shop’s site had been generating traffic of 35,000 to 50,000 HTTP requests per second (RPS) – web traffic that its…
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Tag: denial of service

What Is DDoS Attack and How It Affects SMEs

What Is DDoS Attack and How It Affects SMEs

Security
What Is DDoS Attack and How It Affects SMEs If your organization’s website is experiencing an unusual downtime or outages, this could be a sign that your organization’s website is under a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack. A DDoS cyberattack renders a targeted website slow or inaccessible. It victimizes not just large enterprises but also small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). DDoS Attacks Against Businesses  An example of a DDoS attack against a small business was the attack against a small brick and mortar jewelry shop in June 2016. The shop’s website had been taken down for days and the owner didn’t know why. Upon investigation, Sucuri found that the shop’s site had been generating traffic of 35,000 to 50,000 HTTP requests per second (RPS) – web traffic that its…
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