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Topic: COMPUTERS


denial of service attack

noun
     
denial of service attack [countable]
TD an attempt to make a company's website stop working. This is done by sending so much data to the website that the company's computers become unable to work properly. The result is that customers of the company cannot use the online services that the company provides.
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