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ISP

ISP stands for an Internet service provider. This is an organization which is providing access to the global Internet network. The organization could be academic, a company or a government institution. ISP’s are also popular as internet providers or just providers....

DDoS Attack

DDoS is short for Distributed Denial-of-Service and is used to define a certain type of attack whose purpose is to make a specific computer or server unavailable to its users by indefinitely or temporarily suspend or interrupt the services of a specific host connected...

Hypertext

The hypertext is part of a digital text that includes hyperlinks (or simply links) that refer to other digital texts. Hypertext can be read-only on electronic devices like computers, tablets, e-readers or smartphones. The links in the hypertext make it nonlinear and...

DOS

DOS is an abbreviation for Disk Operating System, a term often used for different versions of the operating system DOS and other similar systems, developed for IBM computers in the ’80s. The most widely used DOS operating systems were developed by Microsoft. The...

HTTP

The abbreviation HTTP stands for Hypertext Transfer Protocol. This is a network communications protocol used for transferring web pages and files on the internet. Originally created as a tool for publishing HTML-based web pages this protocol has eventually lead to the...

Cache

The cache memory is used to save information temporarily on computers, servers, and other devices so that it can be accessed more quickly later. The cache is used to save data that is accessed often or has been computed recently. Though the cache memory is relatively...

Gigabyte

A gigabyte is a measurement unit used in computers and other electronic devices. It is bigger than the other most popular and used in everyday practice units – byte, kilobyte and megabyte. When it comes to measuring disc storage 1 gigabyte (typed GB but not Gb which...

Web Browser

An Internet web browser is a piece of software that is used to access and display information, content, and files over the Internet. There are many such programs but the most popular ones are Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft Internet Explorer, Apple Safari...

Gateway

Gateway is a connection point in a network. Internet gateways connect various networks via different protocols. The gateway is usually a physical device, but there’s gateway software that can be configured to make a computer act as a gateway. In this way, the gateway...

Bandwidth

In the realm of PC’s and computer networks, bandwidth is a term used to describe how much information can be transmitted over a connection. In most cases, it’s presented as bits per second, or as some larger denomination of bits, like Megabits per second, expressed as...

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