In computer security, a vulnerability is a weakness which allows an attacker to reduce a system’s information assurance. Vulnerability is the intersection of three elements: a system susceptibility or flaw, attacker access to the flaw, and attacker capability to exploit the flaw. To exploit a vulnerability, an attacker must have at least one applicable tool or technique that can connect to a system weakness. In this frame, vulnerability is also known as the attack surface.
About Denver Prophit Jr.
Co-Founder of StrikeHawk eCommerce, Inc. Whose mission is to provide commercial open source e-Commerce through various popular open source projects such as osCommerce, Zen-Cart and others.
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