What is distributed DoS?

 Posted by Niladri.Biswas on 5/16/2013 | Category: Others Interview questions | Views: 922 | Points: 40

A distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack is one in which a multitude of compromised systems attack a single target, thereby causing denial of service for users of the targeted system. There are two types of DDoS attacks: a network-centric attack which overloads a service by using up bandwidth and an application-layer attack which overloads a service or database with application calls.

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