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
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?