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Denial-Of-Service Attack

In computing, a denial-of-service attack (dos attack) or distributed denial-of-service attack (ddos attack) is an attempt to make a machine or network resource unavailable to its intended users. although the means to carry out, motives for, and targets of a dos attack may vary, it generally consists of the efforts of one or more people to temporarily or indefinitely interrupt or suspend services of a host connected to the internet.