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
Adware or "advertising-supported software" refers to any piece of software or application that displays advertisements, usually through pop-up or pop-under windows. While they may be annoying to some users, adware are not inherently malicious and are
Application control is a security technology that recognizes only whitelisted or “good files” and blocks blacklisted or “bad files” passing through any endpoint in an enterprise network. It is useful for securing networks with BYOD (Bring Your Own De
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
Arrival method is commonly deemed synonymous to the terms “infection vector” and “infection channel” that both refer to how a particular malware gets inside computer systems. There are different arrival methods for a threat. They can either be:
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.