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- short for distributed denial of service
- ‘A DDoS attack can paralyze your company.’
- ‘Ideally, DDoS attacks should be stopped as close to the sources as possible.’
- ‘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.’
- ‘‘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.’
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