November 20, 2013  |   Posted by :   |     |   Comments Off on Packets»


Definition: A formatted block of data.

What This Means: This is something hidden from the user and of interest to the technical professionals. For the educator, packets simply mean that the full set of data being exchanged is broken up when sent and reassembled when received. A single packet, if intercepted, is not likely to contain usable data.


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