DoS and DDoS attacks are now a common threat to businesses on the Internet. With more than 2,000 distinct attacks every week, DDoS attacks have become one the most costly form of cyber attack any website or business may face today.
Dos and DDoS attacks jam-pack your server bandwidth and make it impossible for a genuine user to access that site or server. DoS (Denial of services) is a type of attack on a network that is aimed to bring network to its knees by flooding it with useless traffic.
This is done normally by sending as many request from the source as possible that may be from http (hyper text transfer protocol) or emails.