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Growing Number of Online Attacks Creating Trouble for Experts

As per a new report released by Arbor Network on online security, hackers have decided to close large sites; even the operators are guarding themselves with large digital fire hoses capable of capturing the largest network of world.

In these attacks, computer networks are captured to create botnets that circulate random packets of data in large volume across the net. The deluge of data is conducted to bring down sites and entire corporate networks. Also, the attack uses a technique known as reflective amplification, which enables a small number of attack systems to produce huge stream of data towards a victim.

Cyber weapons like DDOS (Distributed Denial of Service) attacks are employed during political and military conflicts, as in Estonia during 2007 in a political fight wi...

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