Thursday, December 18, 2014

Qué es un DDoS? (by Google Ideas)

Hace un mes os comentaba en el artículo Ataque 9N visto en Digital Attack Map (by Emeshing.com) cómo se veía en Digital Attack Map los ataques recibidos en algunas webs debido al proceso participativo en el que millones de catalanes reclamaban poder decidir su futuro el pasado 9/11/2014.

Pues bien, hoy quiero hablar sobre qué es un ataque DDoS (Distributed Denial-of-Service o Denegación Distribuida de Servicio), y lo haremos mediante un vídeo de Google Ideas.

Understanding Distributed Denial of Service Attacks (by Google Ideas)


Being able to access and share information online is important for billions of people around the world. However, websites are vulnerable to targeted digital attacks that prevent people from accessing their content. One common way of bringing a site offline is to overload it with unwanted traffic. When someone maliciously uses several computers to do this, it known as a Distributed Denial of Service, or DDoS attack. Find out more and explore a data visualization of daily, global DDoS attacks at digitalattackmap.com

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