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Chapter 14. Security > Client Security Issues

Client Security Issues

The typical Internet client computer is an Intel PC, Macintosh, or desktop workstation, with a TCP/IP protocol stack and a variety of Internet client applications. (If the PC is running server applications, we will consider it to be a server.) There are two key client-security issues to consider: how does the attacker get at the client, and what does he or she do once there?

Methods of Attack on Client Computers

The following are potential methods of attack on client computers.


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