Gladius: A Blockchain Based Cyber Security Solution to Fight DDoS Attacks

Gladius, a Washington D.C. based blockchain start-up claims to have come up with a solution that will help websites fight off a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack. The platform was launched earlier on Monday.

Web-based applications have for long been plagued with the risk of being brought down by DDoS attacks. DDoS is a cyber attack in which a perpetrator makes a website unavailable to its intended users by overwhelming the target web server with fake traffic.

To execute a DDoS attack, a group of devices, collectively known as a botnet, is used to continuously send information packets to the target website resulting in the webpage being unavailable to users..Read More...

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