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Google Will Offer DDoS Shield for News Websites

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Samburaj Das

Samburaj Das

Samburaj is the contributing editor at Hacked and keeps tabs on science, technology and cyber security.


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Google Will Offer DDoS Shield for News Websites

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With Project Shield, Google has launched a new free service that protects news websites, election information sites and informational websites about human rights against DDoS attacks. A thoughtful, novel and much-needed free service in the form of Project Shield is Google’s latest offering that will see websites protected from DDoS attacks. The service will see harmful traffic filtered out from reaching websites to only allow safe traffic reaching websites’ servers. Project Shield works via a ‘reverse proxy’ which sees its servers receive traffic requests instead of the website it’s protecting, before allowing the safe traffic to pass through. By using…

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Samburaj Das

Samburaj Das

Samburaj is the contributing editor at Hacked and keeps tabs on science, technology and cyber security.

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