DDoS: A Brief History

Distributed-denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks have been the tool of choice for cybercriminals since the dawn of the Internet. Why? They’re easy and effective.

Denial of service is conducted when a multitude of systems are bombarded with traffic, which chokes the targeted networks and renders them unavailable to users. The attacks exploit detectable vulnerabilities. As such, they have few barriers-to-entry. Even mammoth tech firms such as Google, Microsoft, Apple, PayPal, Visa and MasterCard, …

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