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DEFINITION: URL manipulation, also called URL rewriting, is the process of altering (often automatically by means of a program written for that purpose) the parameters in a URL (Uniform Resource Locator).URL manipulation can be employed as a convenience by a Web server administrator, or for nefarious purposes by a hacker. An example of the constructive use of this technique is allowing an Internet user to access  … 
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Internet Security White Papers (View All Report Types)
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The Cybercrime Arms Race
sponsored by Kaspersky Lab
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper and find out how cybercrimes have become so pervasive and how these sophisticated attacks work. Discover today's cybercrime techniques and how to recognize them.
Posted: 18 Feb 2008 | Published: 01 Feb 2008

Kaspersky Lab

Drive business value with innovation for security defense
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper details an integrated approach to security that can help your company address security threats while supporting compliance and protecting data, Internet-based systems, physical environments and applications.
Posted: 06 Dec 2007 | Published: 01 Apr 2007


Cyber Attacks on the Rise: IBM 2007 Report
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper shows how the IBM Internet Security Systems™ X-Force® research and development team discovered, analyzed and recorded new vulnerabilities and the status of varying threats throughout the first six months of this year.
Posted: 19 Nov 2007 | Published: 01 Aug 2007


Global Threat Research Report: Russia
sponsored by VeriSign, Inc
WHITE PAPER: This report takes an in-depth look at the security threat the Russian Business Network (RBN) is to North American-based enterprise businesses. Learn more about their current infrastructure, its corruption, and the impact the RBN has on business today.
Posted: 16 Nov 2007 | Published: 10 Jan 2007

VeriSign, Inc

Simple Steps to Securing Your SSL VPN
sponsored by SonicWALL
WHITE PAPER: This expert eBook features a quiz that helps test your knowledge of IPsec vs. SSL VPNs and details additional resources that help you determine which technology best suits your organization's needs.
Posted: 14 Nov 2007 | Published: 01 Nov 2007


Antispyware Buyers Checklist -- Meeting Your Organization's Needs for Enterprise Antispyware Protection
sponsored by Sunbelt Software
WHITE PAPER: Learn about all the necessary requirements to best protect your network from spyware and other malware and what to look for in an antispyware solution.
Posted: 31 Oct 2007 | Published: 31 Oct 2007

Sunbelt Software

The Case for Application Security: How Real Is the Threat and What Are Your Options
sponsored by Fortify Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines the current hacking landscape and details what you can do to prevent a security breach within your organization. Read this white paper today and learn about the pros and cons of various application security solutions.
Posted: 24 Oct 2007 | Published: 24 Oct 2007

Fortify Software

The Top Six Risks of Employee Internet Use and How to Stop Them
sponsored by St. Bernard Software
WHITE PAPER: Learn the legal issues and security risks associated with unmanaged employee Internet use. This white paper discusses the security controls needed to mitigate risk, reduce threats and achieve compliance in the enterprise.
Posted: 27 Sep 2007 | Published: 27 Sep 2007

St. Bernard Software

How to Gain Visibility and Control of Encrypted SSL Web Sessions
sponsored by BlueCoat
WHITE PAPER: Blue Coat's SSL proxy functionality enables organizations to extend the power of the intelligent and secure proxy appliances to all SSL traffic. Read about how a proxy gives visibility and control of SSL communications.
Posted: 20 Sep 2007 | Published: 01 Jan 2006


Sharks in the AppPool: Managing Your Web Presence While Protecting the Hosting Resources You Pay For
sponsored by Verio
WHITE PAPER: This white paper details hosting best practices, discussing the advantages associated with the use of isolated, rather than shared, AppPools in a Windows-based hosting environment.
Posted: 27 Aug 2007 | Published: 01 Sep 2006


Protecting against Complex Internet Threats
sponsored by Websense, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Employees use the web to perform research and gather information. They use email and popular instant messaging tools to help them stay in touch with coworkers and customers. This, uploading, downloading and sharing documents have security risks.
Posted: 04 Apr 2007 | Published: 10 Jan 2007

Websense, Inc.

Symantec Internet Security Threat Report
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This Internet Security Threat Report details the issues related to online fraud and examines current trends in the internet security landscape. Read this paper today and learn about the future of internet attacks and what to expect in the coming years.
Posted: 30 Mar 2007 | Published: 01 Mar 2007

Symantec Corporation

Anti-Phishing Best Practices: Keys to Aggressively and Effectively Protecting Your Organization from Phishing Attacks
sponsored by Cyveillance
WHITE PAPER: Phishing has become one of the most common and effective online scams and can cost your company thousands of dollars. Download this new white paper and discover seven key objectives of an effective phishing protection and response plan.
Posted: 14 Nov 2006 | Published: 01 Apr 2006


Maximizing Security and Performance for Web Browsing
sponsored by Sophos, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper and discover how to protect your company from the growing risks of web browsing with a security strategy that combines powerful URL filtering and scanning capabilities with low-impact, effective administration.
Posted: 07 Nov 2006 | Published: 01 Oct 2006

Sophos, Inc.

On-Demand Security Audit and Vulnerability Management - A Proactive Approach to Network Security
sponsored by Qualys, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper explores the various approaches to network security and focuses on the unique role of vulnerability management and automated security audits. Learn about the four pillars of security and different approaches to vulnerability management.
Posted: 07 Nov 2006 | Published: 01 Sep 2006

Qualys, Inc.

Filtering the Spectrum of Internet Threats: Defending against Inappropriate Content, Spyware, IM and P2P at the Perimeter
sponsored by St. Bernard Software
WHITE PAPER: This paper reviews how a perimeter network security appliance can be well suited for SMBs because it lowers total cost of ownership with rapid deployment and ease of configuration, and provides a secure and stable appliance-based solution.
Posted: 20 Feb 2006 | Published: 01 Jan 2005

St. Bernard Software

How to Offer the Strongest SSL Encryption for your Company
sponsored by VeriSign, Inc
WHITE PAPER: Many IT professionals have little understanding of an extremely important protocol within SSL. This technical white paper provides a quick overview on how Server Gated Cryptography (SGC) affects the encryption levels of a Website to its visitors.
Posted: 01 Mar 2005 | Published: 01 Sep 2006

VeriSign, Inc

Penetration Tests
sponsored by Internet Security Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: A penetration test offers an invaluable and compelling way to establish a baseline assessment of security as seen from outside the boundaries the organization's network.
Posted: 06 Apr 2003 | Published: 01 Jan 2001

Internet Security Systems, Inc.
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INTERNET SECURITY DEFINITION (continued): …  a Web site that has a complicated URL by entering a simpler URL into the address bar of a Web browser. The URL manipulation redirects the request so the user does not have to remember, manually enter, or meticulously cut and paste a long, arcane character string. An example of malicious URL manipulation is its implementation, without the knowledge of the affected server administrator or Internet user, for the purpose of redirecting user requests from a legitimate site to an illegitimate site. The bogus site may then install rogue code on the user's hard drive.URL manipulation differs from URL … 
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