DDOS

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Stands for distributed denial of service. To attack a website by overloading it with requests, preventing it from working properly. Usually done from many computers controlled by a criminal in a botnet.

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The chip that is the heart of the computer. The faster the processor, the better a computer will perform. The latest processors have multiple cores, meaning that in effect there are several processors on the same microchip, giving better performance.