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ReasonLabs Cyberpedia
Discover the fundamental cybersecurity concepts, terms and topics affecting consumers today in ReasonLabs’ Cyberpedia
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Sandboxing

Sandboxing refers to the cybersecurity practice whereby security personnel will run, observe and analyze code in a safe, isolated environment - or 'sandbox'. The sandbox scenario provides a tightly controlled set of resources for guest programs to run in, in order to examine untested or untrusted code, often from unverified or unknown third parties, that may contain viruses or malware. Meanwhile, threats are prevented from harming the host device or operating system, as network access and the ability to inspect the host system will be blocked.

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Signatures

A virus 'signature' is a sequence of bytes that represents a certain sample of the virus or malware - almost like the 'DNA' of the virus. This means that it will be present within the malware or infected file, but not in unaffected files.

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Spray Phishing

Just like Phishing (the most common attack technique used by Cyber criminals who mainly use mail as a vehicle for dissemination), Spray Phishing represents a massive attack. The hacker sends the same text for everyone to a large number of email addresses, relying on a statistical factor, hoping that even a small percentage of recipients will consider that message credible and worthy of attention and fall into the in the e-mail’s trap.

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