The Destructive Impact of DDoS Attacks – Infographic

Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks occur where multiple computers are used to target one system, flooding it with so much incoming traffic that it cannot operate. This can have a massive impact on the targeted site, which can often be a school or a hospital, and even an hour-long attack could lead to five-figure losses in revenue.
This infographic identifies the various types of DDoS attacks, how they are launched, the scale of the impact that they have on a targeted site and also the reasons as to why someone would instigate such an attack. In addition, there’s a series of recommendations as to what you should do if you find yourself the victim of a DDoS attack