A result of malicious software where a user’s browser address bar is altered to force the browser to display Web pages as chosen by the attacker. Address bar spoofing is done by running a script that removes the browser’s address bar and replaces it with a fake one.
- Address Bus
A collection of wires connecting the CPU with main memory that is used to identify particular locations (addresses) in main memory. The width of the address bus (that is, the number of wires) determines how many unique memory locations can be addressed. Modern PCs and Macintoshes have as many as 36 address lines, which enables […]
- address space
The set of all legal addresses in memory for a given application. The address space represents the amount of memory available to a program. Interestingly, the address space can be larger than physical memory through a technique called virtual memory.
- address translation cache
Another name for a translation look-aside buffer.
- addressable resolution
In digital television the addressable resolution is the highest resolution signal that a display device (TV or monitor) can accept. A device in some circumstances may not be able to display the highest resolution it can receive.
- adjunct program
In computer-based training (CBT), also called computer-assisted instruction (CAI), an adjunct program is a device used by instructors to apply programming principles to course materials such as texts or manuals.