denial-of-service attack


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denial-of-service attack

n. Computers
A malicious attack on a network resource that prevents legitimate users from accessing the resource, typically implemented by initiating an overwhelming number of spurious requests for service. Also called DoS attack.
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Other banks have seen customer services affected this year, including HSBC, which was hit by a denial-of-service attack that temporarily shut down its online banking service in February.
Backdoors, denial-of-service attack, direct-access attack, eavesdropping, spoofing, tampering, privilege escalation, phishing, click jacking, social engineering are different vulnerabilities or attacks that have disastrous impact on the Financial systems, aviation, consumer devices, large corporations, government, automobiles.
As a judge has called him "young and nave, ", a Britisher pleading guilty to selling homemade distributed denial-of-service attack tools reportedly used to conduct over 600,000 attacks has escaped jail time.
It's possible that the site has been knocked out by a distributed denial-of-service attack, but (https://torrentfreak.com/yify-yts-may-be-gone-for-good-151026/) TorrentFreak reported TuesdayAaAeAeA the site's normally vocal administrato have not responded to press inquiries or made any appearances in piracy forums.
With Integra's DDoS Mitigation Service, customers can rest assured that their network, web sites and online services will remain online and fully secured in the event of a denial-of-service attack.
Security researcher Jamie Sanchez first reported the vulnerability that opens up the auto photo destruct app to a denial-of-service attack.
The federal court system, which manages its own cybersecurity, is investigating what occurred, the spokesman said, adding that the incident was a denial-of-service attack. It is not yet known who was responsible.
Spamhaus, a site responsible for keeping ads for counterfeit Viagra and bogus weight-loss pills out of the world's inboxes, said it had been buffeted by the monster denial-of-service attack, apparently from groups angry at being blacklisted by the Swiss-British group.
Spamhaus, a site responsible for keeping ads for counterfeit Viagra and bogus weight-loss pills out of the world's inboxes, said it had been buffeted by the monster denial-of-service attack since mid-March, apparently from groups angry at being blacklisted by the Swiss-British group.
This in-depth resource is accessible at http://www.DDoSWarriors.com and provides a comprehensive analysis on denial-of-service and distributed denial-of-service attack tools, trends and threats.
After the failure of several attempts to hack the website and publish fabricated news on it, foreign sides targeted the website with a distributed denial-of-service attack (DDoS attack).
Hence, a Denial-Of-Service attack cannot be undertaken and would have no effect.