Address bar spoofing is a technique which makes a malicious URL appear like a legitimate one. Earlier observations of pop-up address bar spoofing on Internet Explorer® showed that the address bar was padded with special characters to show only a port
Alteration of a browser’s address bar to display a legitimate address. This is done by running a script that removes the browser’s address bar and replaces it with a fake one, which is made up of text or images.
Advanced persistent threats (APTs) refer to a category of threats that pertain to computer intrusions by threat actors that aggressively pursue and compromise chosen targets. APTs are often conducted in campaigns—a series of failed and successful at
Advanced persistent threat [APT] is a military term adapted into the information security context that refers to attacks carried out by nation-states. APT-related threats are created by a group of developers using in-house tools that are not usually
This phrase pertains to the manner by which malware are able to infect computer systems. These methods include malware as a result of Internet downloads, other malware, opening email attachments, and using removable drives.
The AutoRun technology is a Windows® feature Microsoft introduced in Windows 95. It allows Windows Explorer to automatically launch programs from inserted storage drives and other media. Its command is rooted into the applications and can&rsquo
This is a Windows function that allows applications, such as messaging clients, to immediately launch upon startup. Users can control this through a check box upon installation, or on system settings which uses the MSConfig command.