Provided by: SecurityTube.net
Date Added: Jan 2014
Application-level Denial-of-Service (DoS) attacks are a threat to nearly everyone hosting content on the internet. DoS attacks are simple to launch, but can be difficult to defend against. Modern websites are a diverse set of moving parts, and a malicious actor only needs to find the point at which any one of these systems is overwhelmed to bring the users' website to a halt.