The Anatomy Of A DDOS Attack
A typical brute force DDoS attack comes from a botnet – an enormous network of malware-infected devices, often numbering in the millions, that cyber criminals use to lock up your website. Many infected computers and mobile phones are unwitting components of a botnet as people browse the Internet unaware of enabling any malicious activity. This cycle perpetuates itself creating a self-sustaining chain of criminal activity. We worked with Incapsula on the following infographic to visualize the common anatomy of a DDoS attack.