DoS Attack

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These online malware-oriented Denial-of-Service attacks aim to make a computer and network service unavailable temporarily to its intended users. One of the most effective methods to complete such an attack is through a distributed approach. These attacks when done on a blockchain, it is termed the blockchain denial-of-service (BDoS) attack. These attacks mainly focus on the blockchains that are operating under the proof-of-work (PoW) consensus mechanisms such as Bitcoin.

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