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    van Eck phreaking

    Van Eck phreaking is a form of eavesdropping in which special equipment is used to pick up telecommunication signals or data within a computer device by monitoring and picking up the electromagnetic fields (EM fields) that are produced by the signals or movement of the data.

  • vandal

    A vandal is an executable file, usually an applet or an ActiveX control, associated with a Web page that is designed to be harmful, malicious, or at the very least inconvenient to the user.

  • Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report (DBIR)

    The Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report (DBIR) is an annual publication that provides data from and analysis of information security incidents, with a specific focus on data breaches.

  • Verizon VERIS (Vocabulary for Event Recording and Incident Sharing) Framework

    The VERIS (Vocabulary for Event Recording and Incident Sharing) Framework is a taxonomy that standardizes how security incidents are described and categorized.

  • virus (computer virus)

    A computer virus is malicious code that replicates by copying itself to another program, computer boot sector or document.

  • virus hoax

    A virus hoax is a false warning about a computer virus.

  • VLAN hopping (virtual local area network hopping)

    VLAN hopping (virtual local area network hopping) is a method of attacking a network by sending packets to a port at a network end point that is not normally accessible to the sender.

  • voice ID (voice authentication)

    Voice ID (sometimes called voice authentication) is a type of user authentication that uses voiceprintbiometrics, voice ID relies on the fact that vocal characteristics, like fingerprints and the patterns of people's irises, are unique for each individual.

  • voiceprint

    A voiceprint is a set of measurable characteristics of a human voice that uniquely identifies an individual.

  • voluntary botnet

    A voluntary botnet is a distributed network of computers whose processing power is harnessed to carry out a political or socially-motivated denial of service (DoS) attack.

  • vulnerability disclosure

    Vulnerability disclosure is the practice of publishing information about a computer security problem, and a type of policy that stipulates guidelines for doing so.

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