You have probably heard about a DDoS attack but may be wondering what a DDoS attack means. The DDoS attack, also known as Distributed Denial of Service, is a fast-growing threat to sites, web servers, and web applications.
You should be worried about DDoS attacks if your company has a cloud service, website, or web application. That is pretty much everyone today, right? Knowing how to militate and keep them in their track is very important for your organization.
Not only big firms are on target, DDoS can also attack a personal website. In this article, we will cover all you need to know about DDoS and how to stop DDoS attacks alongside what are your options if you have become a victim already.
Before we move on, here are a few quick facts about DDoS attacks:
- Did you know that it costs as little as $150 for a cybercriminal to buy a DDoS service that can last for a week?
- A smaller DDoS attack can cost as little as $10 to cybercriminals.
- More than 2000 DDoS attacks are launched every day around the world.
- The cost of a DDoS attack can reach up to thousands and millions of dollars for the victim.