DDoS attack

DDoS (Distributed Denial of Service) attack is a cyber threat seeking to disrupt the normal traffic of a targeted server, service or network by overwhelming the target or its surrounding infrastructure with a flood of internet traffic. It is carried out by remotely controlling a network of malware-infected devices that are connected to the internet. Belnet network, which hosts websites for the Belgium government, universities and police services, recently faced a large-scale DDoS attack.

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