DDoS Blog Series Part 2: How Do Consumers and Businesses Protect Against Cyber Crime?

Several spectacular attacks in the past few months have demonstrated the power of distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks and the importance of cybersecurity. DDoS attacks against blogger Brian Krebs, hosting provider OVH and domain name system provider Dyn crippled a reporter’s web site, shut down cloud-based customers and blocked access to major services such as Twitter, Amazon, Netflix, Airbnb and Etsy.

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