A distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack happens when multiple IP addresses (sources) are trying to DoS (denial-of-service) a chosen target. This means that the targeted site or server gets so many requests that it cannot respond to legitimate traffic or responds so slowly that it is rendered unavailable. If these attacks are successful, there will be a server overload and the site will go down.
There are many types of DDOS attacks that can affect and bring down a website, and they vary in complexity and size. The most well-known attacks are the syn-flood, Layer 3/4 UDP and DNS amplification attacks and Layer 7 HTTP Flood Attack.
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