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Have you ever been randomly disconnected from a game of Overwatch due to lag or network connection errors? Well, if you have then there's some potentially bad news for you. You might have become a victim of what is called Overwatch DDoS. It might be confusing that how can an individual get DDOSed but you'll be surprised to know how many salty geeks there are out there.

Worry not, as every problem has a solution, you just have to find it. But before learning to prevent Overwatch ddos, one must learn what it is. Not every lag or random disconnection is a ddos attack. So you should know how ddos attacks work. A Distributed Denial of Service or DDoS is an overflow of network packages sent via an IP address, usually with the intention of causing harm. This could lead to in-game lag, packet loss, delay and in extreme cases, disconnection which could lead you to lag out of the server.

So, the question arises, how do you know you are being attacked or are a victim of Overwatch DDoS attack? Well, there are a few ways...
 
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