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Host

[Lat.,=sacrificial victim], in Roman Catholic practice, consecrated wafer of the EucharistEucharist
[Gr.,=thanksgiving], Christian sacrament that repeats the action of Jesus at his last supper with his disciples, when he gave them bread, saying, "This is my body," and wine, saying, "This is my blood." (Mat. 26; Mark 14; Luke 22; 1 Cor. 11.
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. The bread used is pure white and unleavened, baked in small disks. The Hosts not consumed at MassMass,
religious service of the Roman Catholic Church, which has as its central act the performance of the sacrament of the Eucharist. It is based on the ancient Latin liturgy of the city of Rome, now used in most, but not all, Roman Catholic churches. The term Mass [Lat.
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 are set aside especially for the viaticum, for the sick, and for adoration, as at benedictionbenediction
[Lat.,=blessing], solemn blessing usually administered in the name of God by a priest or a minister. The temple worship at Jerusalem had fixed forms of benedictions, and Christians have always given them an important place in ceremony, especially at the end of a
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host

[hōst]
(biology)
An organism on or in which a parasite lives.
The dominant partner of a symbiotic or commensal pair.
(chemistry)
A crystalline lattice or receptor molecule for the strong and selective binding of a cationic, anionic, or neutral organic, inorganic, or biological substance (guest) by means of electrostatic, hydrogen-bonding, van der Waals, or donor-acceptor interactions. Examples include clathrates, crown ethers, cryptands, cyclodextrins, calixarenes, cavitands, cyclophanes, and cryptophanes. Also known as host structure, host substance.

host

1. Biology
a. an animal or plant that nourishes and supports a parasite
b. an animal, esp an embryo, into which tissue is experimentally grafted
2. Computing a computer connected to a network and providing facilities to other computers and their users
3. the owner or manager of an inn

Host

Christian Church the bread consecrated in the Eucharist

host

(networking)
A computer connected to a network.

The term node includes devices such as routers and printers which would not normally be called "hosts".

host

(communications)
A computer to which one connects using a terminal emulator.

host

(1) A source of information or signals. The term can refer to a computer, smartphone, tablet or any electronic device. In a network, clients (users' machines) and servers are hosts because they are both sources of information in contrast to network devices, such as routers and switches, which only direct traffic. See host adapter and hostname.

(2) To have in one's possession. When you "host a computer system," the system is running in your facility. Although sounding inane, it is technically accurate to say "our company hosts many hosts!"
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If the message does not contradict the majority, the leader cannot be detected to be compromised, unless it sends a different message to at least one compromised host, which in turn forwards the message to another host that is not compromised.
The Arbor security team decoded the botnet on March 1, 2006 and after logging its activities, correlated a series of distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks against broadband sites hosted in the Netherlands as having emanated from the network of compromised hosts.
Using technology from DDoS prevention specialist Arbor Networks, a service provider which identifies an attack automatically alerts others within the alliance to the new fingerprint, so compromised hosts can be identified and removed from the network.
Some reports have talked about a network of 100,000 compromised hosts participating in these attacks.
The remainder of this first chapter provides information on community- and hospital-acquired pneumonia, with smaller sections on pneumonia in compromised hosts, aspiration pneumonia, and empyema.
Subscribers simply provide the address space to be monitored, and the service taps into Mandiant's proprietary cloud intelligence network, which tracks millions of compromised hosts and thousands of command and control servers.
These include items such as exploit kits (software tools that can help create, distribute, and manage attacks on systems), botnets (a group of compromised computers remotely controlled by a central authority that can be used to send spam or flood websites), as-a-service models (hacking for hire) and the fruits of cybercrime, including stolen credit card numbers and compromised hosts.
Fast flux is a DNS technique used by botnets to hide phishing and malware delivery sites behind an ever-changing network of compromised hosts acting as proxies.
Most of the respondents claimed compromised hosts - bots or zombies - are everywhere and all reported attacks involving thousands of compromised hosts.
0 is fueled by Indicators of Compromise (IOCs), XML-based descriptors of malicious activity that allow an organization to sweep tens of thousands of endpoints in search of compromised hosts.
For example, previous reports identified two main contributors to the increase in web attacks; first, attackers have increased anonymity by looping through numerous open proxies or compromised hosts and are therefore more brazen in their attacks, and second is the increased usage of automation.