Traditional defence against DDoS attacks usually involves blocking a
wide range of IP addresses.
The main problem with this method is that signicifacant segments of network
components such as public WI-Fi, business centers, neighbourhoods and even small
towns could be caught up in an IP range that is blocked to 'protect' against
A superior security company is usually regarded by the amount of the IP
addresses it is able to detect and block during a potential attack.
Only malicious automated queries are blocked.
Legitimate requests under the same IP range are not affected. Even during an
active DDoS-attack, allowing all business operations to function without any
Ultimately, customers may continue using the service and the service provider
will maintain its visitor frequency and database.