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In computing, a fork bomb (also called rabbit virus or wabbit ) is a denial-of-service attack whereby a process continually replicates itself to deplete available system resources. Best Terminal alternatives for Linux systems Best Terminal alternatives for Linux systems Fork bombs operate both by consuming CPU time in the process of forking, and by saturating the operating system's process table. A basic implementation of a fork bomb is an infinite loop that repeatedly launches the same process.
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