Super firewall aims to block site swampers

Friday, 14 July 2006, 4:52 PM EST

A new ‘super’ firewall has been built that could put an end to Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks on websites.

A DDoS attack often comprises hundreds or thousands of computers working in concert to bring a site down by flooding the bandwidth or resources of the site’s servers.

At PCW.

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