Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS)

A Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) is a denial of service technique that uses numerous systems to perform the attack simultaneously. This is typically done maliciously with a Botnet, that slows down or stops a network or server by flooding it with data and traffic.

Related Terms: Bot, Botnet, Denial of Service

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