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There are currently 8 names in this directory beginning with the letter W.
W
Water Mark
Is an identifying image or pattern in paper that appears as various shades of lightness/darkness when viewed by transmitted light, caused by thickness or density variations in the paper.
Watering hole attack
An attack strategy targeting a large group of individuals by observing the websites most visited and infecting them with malware
Web Referral Log
Logs to help analyze traffic to a site
Web Skimmer
Web skimming is when a malicious code is inserted into a payment page. Whenever the customer attempts to pay online, the malicious code will steal the payment information (card number, expiry date, holder namer, security code...) and send it to the attacker.
Whaling
Whaling is a type of fraud that targets high-profile end users such as C-level corporate executives, politicians and celebrities.
WHOIS
A Whois record contains all of the contact information associated with the person, group, or company that registers a particular domain name. Typically, each Whois record will contain information such as the name and contact information of the Registrant , the name and contact information of the registrar, the registration dates, the name servers, the most recent update, and the expiration date.
WHOIS record
Databases that store the registered users
WRLA
Web Referral Log Analyzer: This is a small & simple tool, used for the early detection of Phish attacks. This tool extracts Suspicious URLs from the web server's referral logs, compares it with white list & sends the rest of the URL' to a specified email. The SOC team may analyze those emails & take necessary actions if required.