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in relation to any kind of computer program that can replicate itself on its own, without user intervention, Like the old Morris worm. Lately, SMB vulnerabilities are the most common met…
Security protocol (IEEE 802.11i) developed by the Wi-Fi Alliance to protect wireless networks.
WPS (Wi-Fi Protected Setup) is a protocol that attempts to allow easy establishment of a secure wireless home network.
Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) is a compatibility layer for running Linux binary executables (in ELF format) natively on Windows 10 and Windows Server 2019 and up.
X.509 is a standard for a public key infrastructure used for authentication and access control. X.509 specifies standard formats for certificates, revocation lists, attribute certificates, and path va…
common back end of Unix graphical user interfaces.
The processor architecture of most PCs and servers, including the 386/486/Pentium/… (IA-32) 32-bit family and the amd64 64-bit family. Most x86 processors are made by Intel or AMD.
XACML is the eXtensible Access Control Markup Language, an open standard for specifying and evaluating authorization and access control policies.
XAMPP is an easy to install Apache distribution containing MySQL, PHP and Perl.
The integrated development environment (IDE) from Apple that is used to create, compile and test Mac OS X and iOS (iPhone/iPad/iPod) applications.
XML (Extensible Markup Language) is a set of rules for encoding documents in both human-readable and machine-readable form. Use this tag for security issues relating to the format itself, or where the…
XML-RPC is an XML-based protocol for invoking procedures on a server.
Extensible Messaging and Presence Protocol is a communications protocol for message-oriented middleware based on XML.
Extensible Stylesheet Language (XSL) is an XML based language that is used to transform XML documents. Can be used for questions about XSLT as well as XSL-FO.
Cross-Site Scripting: An attack method that involves injection of code or markup into a webpage. There are three major types of XSS: Reflected XSS, Stored XSS (aka persistent XSS) and DOM-based XSS (a…
XXE, or XML External Entity, is part of the XML spec that can introduce a vulnerability in poorly crafted XML parsers.
An American multinational technology company known for its web portal, search engine, and related services like mail and finance portals.
YARA is a tool for classifying and identifying malware.
Yarn is a package manager that doubles down as project manager.
YubiKey is an USB authentication key developed by Yubico.
OWASP Zed Attack Proxy is a free and collaborative security tool. It is is devoted to the detection of vulnerabilities in web applications, for both beginners and professionals of application security
A zero-day (or zero-hour or day zero) attack or threat is an attack that exploits a previously unknown vulnerability in a computer application, meaning that the attack occurs on "day zero" of awarenes…
An archive file format that is used to bundle multiple files and folders together that may have been compressed.