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botnet

botnet  n.— «In February German magazine c’t reported how it was able to buy access to infected machines—commonly described in the parlance of spammers as “BotNets”—from virus writers.» —“The illicit trade in compromised...

botnet

botnet  n.— «The major difference between a bot in a botnet, and your common eggdrop or IRC client script bot in a channel, is that the botnet variety have been created with a trojan and, almost always, without the knowledge of the person...

wireline

wireline  n.— «Although the Federal Communications Commission requires such capabilities of all wireline and wireless carriers who provide phone service in the same local calling areas within major markets, Verizon wouldn’t say whether it...

femtosecond

femtosecond n. 10 to the -15th power or 0.000000000000001 second, equalling a quadrillionth of a second or 0.3 light microns. Editorial Note: Commonly used in measurement of light in laser or light-related technologies. Etymological Note: Danish or...