executable content

executable content

(operating system)
Executable programs sent by one computer to another via a network. For example a Java applet is executable content. Usage: rare.
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A particularly exposed infrastructure is the world-wide web infrastructure, where allowing the mere possibility of fetching a web page opens up opportunities for delivering potentially malicious executable content past current security mechanisms such as firewalls.
Blocking access to all executable content - HTTP policy enforcement enables blocking of all connection attempts to the Microsoft Windows operating system, regardless of file extension on the resource
At the very least make sure your browser prompts you if the Web site tries to run executable content, or manipulate your file system.
Initially, the outbreaks will be contained because mobile phones are currently unable to send executable content to other phones; today's network is server-to-phone and vice versa, and phone processors are not yet powerful enough to perform local processing tasks.
Filtering out attachments to an email message that might contain executable content is not nearly enough.
In its most basic form, a virus is a program, some kind of executable content that has the ability to copy and attach itself to other programs or documents.
If a company makes downloadable software or other executable content available on its Web site, it must address the risk of that software operating incorrectly, potentially causing a data loss.
While one Web browser typically leapfrogs over another from release to release with technological advances, HotJava promises to completely reshape the functionality of Web browsers by supporting electronic documents with secure, downloadable, executable content.
The joint solution can also monitor potentially malicious files that include executable content and enable immediate actions to protect mobile devices and corporate network assets.
Cross-Site Scripting (XSS): When an application uses untrusted input to dynamically generate a web page, allowing an attacker to inject malicious executable content such as JavaScript code.
VirusCheck - checks executable content or file names in email for known viruses and will reject, redirect, clean, log, quarantine or annotate the message.