DDOS (Distributed Denial of Service) attacks are type of Denial of Services. In this attacker attacks the victim by slave computers to down your website like explained in given picture.
If you are using some web hosting company that don’t have strong security against DDOS attacks then you have to shift to DDoS protected hosting. Most of users do not know how to protect their websites from DDos attack. Once you become a victim of any attacker, it ruins your business and as a result loose you will loose your customers so be careful while selecting web hosting.
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