Definition of DDoS in English:

DDoS

noun

Computing
    • ‘‘Internet Distributed Denial of Service (DDos) attacks represent a clear and present danger to our global Internet information infrastructure.’’
    • ‘And full-scale DDoS attacks can originate from botnets of machines around the world, making the controller almost impossible to locate.’
    • ‘A DDoS attack can paralyze your company.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘Ideally, DDoS attacks should be stopped as close to the sources as possible.’

verb

[WITH OBJECT]Computing
  • Target with a distributed denial of service attack.

    ‘he took the time to DDoS the servers hosting the game’
    ‘a couple of my websites have been DDoS'd’

Pronunciation

DDoS

/ˈdiːdɒs/