DoS (Denial of Service) attacks are normally done in large numbers (Distributed-DoS) and attempt to overload a service, such as an http server, so that the server can no longer do it's normal function and is rendered inoperable.
A denial-of-service (DoS) is any type of attack where the attackers attempt to prevent legitimate users from accessing the service or network. In the DoS, the attackers usually send several messages asking the server to accepts requests from invalid return addresses. This can be done in several ways. This attack included but not limited to:
- Flooding the network
- Disrupting communication between machines or preventing access …