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From denial of service.
- (transitive, computing, Internet) To commit a denial-of-service attack against.
- 2003, Jack Koziol, Intrusion Detection with Snort, Indianapolis, IN: Sams Publishing, →ISBN, page 15:
- In addition to out-of-spec traffic, malicious packets can contain payloads that cause a system to crash. A packet's payload is taken as input into a service. If the input is not properly checked, the application can be DoSed.
- (teaching) Director of Studies; someone in charge of the academic side of a school including training teachers and deciding course materials.