Definition of DDoS in English:

DDoS

Syllabification: DDoS
(also DDOS)

abbreviation

  • Distributed denial of service, the intentional paralyzing of a computer network by flooding it with data sent simultaneously from many individual computers: [as modifier]: so-called zombies which are used to stage DDOS attacks
    More example sentences
    • ‘Internet Distributed Denial of Service (DDos) attacks represent a clear and present danger to our global Internet information infrastructure.’
    • The real White House web site Whitehouse.gov, was taken offline on Friday for a couple of hours after coming under DDos assault, according to US reports.
    • A DDoS attack can paralyze your company.

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