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Website Attack

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A hacker uses hundreds of different IP addresses to overrun a bank’s website with requests. This effectively shuts down the website and prevents any Internet users from accessing it. Which of the following is the name for this kind of attack?

A

DNS spoofing

B

404 error

C

Denial of service

D

Distributed denial of service