mobile code


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mobile code

[‚mō·bəl ′kōd]
(computer science)
Code that can be transmitted across, and executed at the other end of, a network, and is capable of running on multiple platforms, for example, Java.
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For Lookout, that means comparing device, app and OS characteristics to the world's mobile code and accurately predicting what might be malicious through complex risk correlations.
Over the past decade, since Java was first introduced and integrated into the Netscape web browser, several intermediate representations have been developed that might be potentially used for mobile code applications.
In this context, mobile code is software that is transferred from a host to a client (or another host computer) to be executed (run).
These categories allow customers to eliminate online ads, carefully manage streaming media Web sites and block access to sites infected with malicious mobile code (MMC) or those that harbor spyware.
The truth is that malicious mobile code can be destructive, causing hours,,of lost time, lost data and enormous inconvenience to the recipient of the code.
The NIST team focused on developing a standard means to specify processor demands for mobile computer programs, also known as mobile code.
That's certainly the case with Malicious Mobile Code, a book that reflects the typically excellent quality of O'Reilly publications.
How easily found weaknesses in mobile code are exploited
10 /PRNewswire/ -- Finjan Software -- Mobile Code Research Center (MCRC), a department designated to detect the next attack by malicious hackers and invent new proactive security technologies, today announced that it identified a malicious script execution security vulnerability in Yahoo's Web-based e-mail service.
Use an antivirus scanner with an updated signature data base and you've done your best to protect your computer against malicious mobile code.
6, 2000, researchers at NIST and a private company demonstrated a novel technique for predicting and controlling CPU use by mobile code in the Internet.
of Defense (DOD) is considering banning all JavaScript and other mobile code from military Web sites because the tools could pose a security risk to its computer systems.