In online advertising zip code targeting is the geographical targeting of advertisements based on the visitors zip code. An example of zip code targeting is when an online publication requires visitors to register to read the site’s content. Once logged in, the visitor will see local advertisements that are served based on the zip code they entered when registering on the site.
The most widespread botnet in history, ZeuS is a Trojan horse that infiltrates computers in order to steal data by logging keystrokes and spread copies of itself to other devices via instant messaging and e-mail messages. Computers infected by a ZeuS variant can be controlled by the attacker and monitored for keystrokes in order to […]
(1) A computer that has been implanted with a daemon that puts it under the control of a malicious hacker without the knowledge of the computer owner. Zombies are used by malicious hackers to launch DoS attacks. The hacker sends commands to the zombie through an open port. On command, the zombie computer sends an […]
The word zone is used to mean any area that is separated from another, or is distinguished from another based on distinctive circumstances. In computers, networking and the Internet, the meaning of the word zone changes depending on the specific environment. Some common meanings of the word zone include the following: Domain Name System (DNS): […]
- zone file
A file on a root server that contains domain name registration information. Zone files contain information necessary to resolve domain names to IP addresses and contains all information related to one domain. Zone files are also called master files.
- zoned CLV
Short for zoned constant linear velocity, a type of CLV data read/write method that separates a CD or DVD compact disk into different fixed-speed zones and changes the speed of rotation for each zone instead of across the entire disk.