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Preventing Web Attacks with Apache by Ryan C. Barnett

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A. Web Application Security Consortium Glossary

The Web Application Security Consortium Glossary is an alphabetical index of terms and terminology relating to web application security. The purpose of the Glossary is to clarify the language used within the community. Current glossary data is available at www.webappsec.org/glossary.html. We would like to thank the Web Application Security Consortium (WASC) for the permission to reproduce this document for the book.

Abuse of Functionality

An attack technique that uses the features and functionality of a web site to consume, defraud, or circumvent the site’s access controls. See also “Denial of Service.”

ActiveX Controls

A program, called a “control,” developed using ActiveX controls technologies. ...

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