Digital Library

What is Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS)

Hackers perform a Distributed Denial of Service attack (DDoS) on servers and networks to disrupt the incoming traffic by flooding the target spaces with bots. Bots are a group of connected computers that are infected by malware. They are used to increase the traffic of a website. Once the attack is performed, your digital space […]

Written by Pratham Yogendra
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Digital Library, Domains, IP Address

What is direct IP-Access – #Digital Literacy

A direct IP-access allows the user to access a website using its root server’s IP-address. For instance,Google.com is securely accesible using its IP-address 216.58.193.78. Think of it this way, remember the product, you purchased in yesterday’s example in What is a Proxy Server? (Which, by the way, you could read/listen to by clicking on the […]

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Digital Library

What is a Proxy Server? – #Digital Literacy

In the simplest of terms, A proxy server is a gate that separates your computer and the Internet. Meaning, when you type a URL, instead of searching for it on the Internet, Your request will first go through a proxy server and then, to the Internet. It acts as a secure gate between your computer […]

Written by Pratham Yogendra
Posted on - 5 min read