Author Archives: Weston

Ping of death explained

By | December 16, 2022

Ping of Death (PoD) is a type of network attack where a cyber criminal sends a network packet that is larger than what the victim’s device can handle. That forces the device to crash or freeze or break its service down completely. Ping of death often makes a computer system unstable by intentionally shipping more… Read More »

DNS attack – What is it?

By | December 14, 2022

A DNS attack is a cyber threat where cyber-criminals take advantage of vulnerabilities discovered in the Domain Name System (DNS) of a server. The Domain Name System (DNS) serves to translate domain names into IP addresses through a process called DNS resolution. Find out which are the most popular DNS attack types!

DNSSEC – Definition

By | December 13, 2022

DNSSEC is the short abbreviation that stands for Domain Name System Security Extensions, and it is an amazing technique for boosting the security of your domain name. When DNS (Domain Name System) was developed, it was not designed with security in mind. As a result, the feature DNSSEC was created to deliver an additional level… Read More »

DDoS attack – What does it mean?

By | December 12, 2022

Distributed Denial of Service attack, or shortly DDoS attack, is a cyber threat that aims to make an online service unavailable to users. Usually, it disrupts the performance of a website, server, or network. DDoS attacks are initiated with many compromised devices, known as a botnet. They flood the victim with malicious traffic. As a… Read More »