user agent string


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user agent string

A text field in an HTTP request header that contains the name and version of the Web browser. See HTTP request header, user agent and user agent spoofing.
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Session hijacking protection - Saves client meta-data hash, such as IP network range and user agent string, for each session ID and creates alerts and blocks when there are changes.
Let's look at the User Agent strings of both IE and Microsoft Edge:
Further, URLs, email addresses, file names and user agent strings identified as harmful from the ecosystem partners has also been brought in by LogRhythm.