Why DoS and DDoS attacks are the plague of the Internet


DoS and DDoS attacks are not a new threatóthey've been terrorizing the Internet for years. But after all these years, we're still no closer to learning how to deal with this problem. Jonathan Yarden weighs in on the threat of DoS and DDoS attacks....

DoS and DDoS attacks are not a new threat; they've been terrorizing the Internet for years. And yet, only a few vendors offer products that can help defend networks from DoS attacks, and even those tools can't withstand a sustained DDoS attack. Denial of service is the new plague of the Internetójust ask Google and Microsoft. But after all these years, we're still no closer to learning how to deal with this problem. DDoS attacks are on the rise. And unfortunately, while most organizations won't necessarily be a target for attacks, they'll still be a victim of their effects. Why DoS and DDoS attacks are the plague of the Internet

Linked by shanmuga Saturday, 5th November 2005 7:18AM