DDoS "“ distributed denial of service. Even a few years ago that phrase was relatively obscure, known mostly to computer security experts, programmers, and those who were technically-minded. To the rest of us, it was just another acronym.
Now, you may regularly hear about DDoS attacks and other cybersecurity threats over your morning cup of coffee. Even alarming stories about stolen logins, passwords, addresses, and credit card information have become commonplace.