A wireless networking term used to describe unauthorized devices connected to the network that poses a significant risk to the organization. Rogue wireless devices can be broken down into two categories: access point (AP) based threats (rogue access points) and computer based threats (rogue peers).
In typography, roman refers to fonts with characters that are straight up and down rather than slanted. A font designed with characters slanted to the right is italic.
- root directory
)The top directory in a file system. The root directory is provided by the operating system and has a special name; for example, in DOS systems the root directory is called \. The root directory is sometimes referred to simply as the root.
- root disk
Refers to the disk where the root directory is stored. A root disk is usually a fixed disk or hard disk.
- root server system
A system of 13 file servers that are distributed around the globe and contain authoritative databases that form a master list of all top-level domain names (TLDs). There is one central, or “A”, server that replicates changes to the other servers on a daily basis. Different organizations maintain the servers on the root server system. […]
A rootkit is a type of malicious software that is activated each time your system boots up. Rootkits are difficult to detect because they are activated before your system’s Operating System has completely booted up. A rootkit often allows the installation of hidden files, processes, hidden user accounts, and more in the systems OS. Rootkits […]