Distributed denial of service
This attack makes the target unable to transmit any messages and effectively useless. A distributed DOS attack appears to be one of the least defensible attacks, as it can cripple even major websites as long as enough resources can be turned against the target.
- How to Get Rid of Denial-of-Service Attacks
- Kuro5hin: One suggestion concerning DDOS
- Cyber Attacks in Estonia April 2007