Denial-of-service attack

A denial-of-service attack (DoS attack) or distributed denial-of-service attack (DDoS attack) is an attempt to make a computer resource unavailable to its intended users. Although the means to carry out, motives for, and targets of a DoS attack may vary, it generally consists of the concerted efforts of person or persons to prevent an Internet site or service from functioning efficiently or at all, temporarily or indefinitely.

  • Glossary A through L

    Glossary: A through B AAL ATM adaptation layer————————–ANSI American national standards institute ABR Available bit rate—————————-AP Access point ACK Acknowledgement——————————-APC…

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