Definition of DDoS in English:

DDoS

Line breaks: DDoS
Pronunciation: /ˈdiːdɒs
 
/

abbreviation

Computing
Distributed denial of service, denoting the intentional paralysing of a computer network by flooding it with data sent simultaneously from many individual computers.
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.

Definition of DDoS in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day glee
Pronunciation: gliː
noun
great delight, especially from one's own good fortune…