Originally Published: Sunday, 20 August 2000 Author: Alexander Reelsen
Published to: news_enhance_security/Security News Page: 1/1 - [Printable]

DoS: Why Is It Dangerous, and How Can We Prevent It from Happening?

[SP] A Denial of Service is an attack that when properly executed, can send even the most robust Web site to its knees in a matter of minutes, preventing legitimate customers from conducting their business. If you, my valued readers, recall, this is precisely what happened recently with not only Amazon.com, but CNN.com and more.