DDoS (Distributed Denial-of-Service) attacks on SSL secured services are on the rise and becoming increasingly aggressive – no wonder, therefore, that these are getting more and more attention, as anxieties rise.
The upshot, when it comes to social media in particular, is that high profile services have rushed to embrace SSL (Secured Socket Layer) at its highest level, so as to improve security and address privacy concerns, while protecting transactions and services. After all, none of them wants to be the site that reveals your most personal details to hackers.
If you’re not fully yet familiar with DDOS and its implications, it’s worth knowing the kinds of havoc they can cause and why those extreme levels of protection need to be in place. So here’s a quick overview that may help you to avoid suffering a denial of service in your own workplace.