What’s a DDOS Attack?

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You maybe a Computer Security enthusiast or a beginner wanting to learn something new about hacking. Let’s talk about Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack.

This is an attempt to make an online service or website unavailable by overwhelming it with traffic from multiple sources.

They target a wide variety of important resources, from banks to news websites, and present a major challenge to making sure people can publish and access important information.
Before Mafiaboy DDOS attacks weren’t heard of, however in the past decade DDOS or any other brute-force attacks are becoming a major concern.

There are many tools to do such an attack but let’ talk about the famous LOIC tool today.

 

Low Orbit Ion Cannon is an application developed by 4Chan affiliated hackers designed for stress test attacks on websites.

Let’s see how to do this using this tool.

1. Download the tool by searching for LOIC.

2. Install and get the website you want to stress-test.

3. Run the program.

4. Once you have the program, use either a direct IP address or a web URL and press lock on.

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5.Now change the Port to 80, Method to TCP, Threads as much as you want…

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6. Then click IMMA CHARGING MAH LAZER

Important: This article is only for educational purposes. Authors aren’t liable for any damage. All Images are from Google.

 

 

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