Defending Against DDoS Attacks
The idea for the free guide occurred to Jillian York, the EFF's Director for International Freedom of Expression, while she was working on a study of the effects of DDoS attacks on human rights and independent media websites. Realizing how vulnerable those sites were, she began thinking about ways to help those organizations fend off such attacks.
"It's not easy to prevent the attacks, but there are things people can do to protect their information so they have it after an attack," she told TechNewsWorld. "Backing up and mirroring are simple techniques that anyone can do to protect their data."