DDoS


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DDoS

abbreviation for
(Computer Science) distributed denial of service: a method of attacking a computer system by flooding it with so many messages that it is obliged to shut down
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We are proud that our Neustar SiteProtect customers can confidently get focus on their core business and let Neustar handle DDOS defense if and when it s needed, said Margee Abrams, Director of IT Security Services Product Marketing for Neustar.
Hackers frequently tune DDOS attacks, and our service will help enterprises better block one of the main weapons in a hacker's arsenal.
Prolexic has Global Security Operations Centers in Europe, the US and Asia that are able to respond to security attacks within minutes of a DDOS attack.