denial of service attack

Definition: Meaning of, denial of service attack in English to English dictionary.

Pronunciation: / dɪˈnʌɪ(ə)l ɒv;(ə)v ˈsəːvɪs əˈtak /

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denial of service attack denial of service attacks
  1. 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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