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Software which includes anti-spyware, anti-rootkit, anti-phishing, and other technologies that attempt to identify and/or block malicious programs.
used to prevent, detect, and remove malware, including but not limited to computer viruses, computer worm, trojan horses, spyware and adware.
Questions about the security of Apache open source software, especially Apache HTTP Server
Application Programming Interface; a set of routines, protocols, tools or endpoints used in software development.
A filesystem-independent Linux kernel security module enabling Mandatory Access Control (MAC).
Application security - Specific to security concerns for an application that are independent from the underlying operating system, or surrounding infrastructure. Pertains to the design / architecture,…
APT Stands for "Advanced Persistent Threat". It is usually used in reference to a threat posed by a group with the capability and intent to persistently and effectively carry out cyber attacks agains…
a key derivation function that was selected as the winner of the Password Hashing Competition in July 2015.
A family of processor architectures used in many embedded applications, network and other appliances, and almost all smartphones.
an attack technique which sends spoofed Address Resolution Protocol (ARP) messages to Local Area Network (LAN). The idea is to identify attacker's MAC address as the address of another…
Artificial intelligence (AI), sometimes called machine intelligence, is intelligence demonstrated by machines, especially computer systems. It is the simulation of human intelligence processes. Use th…
Address Space Layout Randomisation (ASLR) is a technology used to help prevent shellcode from being successful. It does this by randomly offsetting the location of modules and certain in-memory struct…
a Web application framework developed and marketed by Microsoft to allow programmers to build dynamic Web sites, Web applications and Web services.
For use only on 'ASP.NET Core' related. ASP.NET Core is a lean and composable framework for building web and cloud applications. This is not used for 'ASP.NET Framework'.
a web application framework implementing the Model View Controller (MVC) pattern.
a low-level programming language whose instructions map almost 1-to-1 to a computer's machine code.
Application Security Verification Standard (ASVS) is an OWASP project to provide guidance to security control developers and a basis for specifying security requirements.
Asymmetric cryptography, or public-key cryptography, is the foundation of security protocols that do not require shared secrets.
Automated Teller Machine (ATM), also known as a cash machine, cashpoint, or "hole in the wall".
An attempt to exploit a weakness in a system, either for nefarious or research reasons. Questions with this tag should be about designing, carrying out, or defending against the attack itself, rather …
methods and channels used by attackers during a hacking attempt.