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A distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack is an attempt to take a website offline by overwhelming it with internet traffic. The tactic is often used in protest against companies and organisations to make their websites unavailable.

Source: BBC Technology News

Date: September 22nd, 2016

Link to video: http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-35731734

Discussion

1) Have you seen a completely non-tech version of a DDoS attack (for instance, a public demonstration)?

2) How can a company guard against a DDoS attack?

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