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DDOS or (Distributed Denial of Service), is an expansion of DOS (Denial of Service) which typically uses several hundred infected PC known as a BOTNET. The controller of the BOTNET drone network issues instructions to attack a specific website, by flooding it with usually with malformed web (TCP SYN) requests, the flood of traffic overwhelms the servers ability to handle normal web requests and as a result is rendered inaccessible. It is viewed as a nuisance attack since, data is not compromised.