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    denial-of-service attack

    Denial-of-service attacks disrupt legitimate access to organizational resources, often by overwhelming a network or resource with malicious traffic.

  • distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack

    A distributed denial-of-service attack occurs when an attack originates from multiple computers or devices, usually from multiple different locations or networks.

  • DNS attack

    A DNS attack is an exploit in which an attacker takes advantage of vulnerabilities in the domain name system (DNS).

  • M

    metamorphic and polymorphic malware

    Metamorphic and polymorphic malware are two categories of malicious programs that have the ability to change their code as they propagate.

  • V

    voluntary botnet

    A voluntary botnet is a distributed network of computers whose processing power is harnessed to carry out a political or socially-motivated denial of service (DoS) attack.

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