CPU attack

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A form of denial of service attack whereby a program is illegally sent into a network, replicates itself, and then hogs the processors of the computers on the network denying other programs a fair share of processor time. CPU stands for the central processing unit, the hardware device which carries out operations such as addition and the execution of programs.

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