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Same-origin policy

Index Same-origin policy

In computing, the same-origin policy is an important concept in the web application security model. [1]

22 relations: Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Flash, Browser engine, Computer security model, Computing, Content Security Policy, Cross-origin resource sharing, Cross-site request forgery, Cross-site scripting, Document Object Model, File URI scheme, Hostname, HTTP cookie, Microsoft Silverlight, Netscape Navigator 2, Port (computer networking), Subdomain, Uniform Resource Identifier, URL, Web application, Web Messaging, XMLHttpRequest.

Adobe Acrobat

Adobe Acrobat is a family of application software and Web services developed by Adobe Systems to view, create, manipulate, print and manage files in Portable Document Format (PDF).

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Adobe Flash

Adobe Flash is a deprecated multimedia software platform used for production of animations, rich Internet applications, desktop applications, mobile applications, mobile games and embedded web browser video players.

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Browser engine

A browser engine is a core software component of every major web browser.

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Computer security model

A computer security model is a scheme for specifying and enforcing security policies.

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Computing is any goal-oriented activity requiring, benefiting from, or creating computers.

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Content Security Policy

Content Security Policy (CSP) is a computer security standard introduced to prevent cross-site scripting (XSS), clickjacking and other code injection attacks resulting from execution of malicious content in the trusted web page context.

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Cross-origin resource sharing

Cross-origin resource sharing (CORS) is a mechanism that allows restricted resources (e.g. fonts) on a web page to be requested from another domain outside the domain from which the first resource was served.

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Cross-site request forgery

Cross-site request forgery, also known as one-click attack or session riding and abbreviated as CSRF (sometimes pronounced sea-surf) or XSRF, is a type of malicious exploit of a website where unauthorized commands are transmitted from a user that the web application trusts.

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Cross-site scripting

Cross-site scripting (XSS) is a type of computer security vulnerability typically found in web applications.

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Document Object Model

The Document Object Model (DOM) is a cross-platform and language-independent application programming interface that treats an HTML, XHTML, or XML document as a tree structure wherein each node is an object representing a part of the document.

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File URI scheme

The file URI scheme is a URI scheme defined in, typically used to retrieve files from within one's own computer.

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In computer networking, a hostname (archaically nodename) is a label that is assigned to a device connected to a computer network and that is used to identify the device in various forms of electronic communication, such as the World Wide Web.

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HTTP cookie

An HTTP cookie (also called web cookie, Internet cookie, browser cookie, or simply cookie) is a small piece of data sent from a website and stored on the user's computer by the user's web browser while the user is browsing.

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Microsoft Silverlight

Microsoft Silverlight (or simply Silverlight) is a deprecated application framework for writing and running rich Internet applications, similar to Adobe Flash.

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Netscape Navigator 2

Netscape Navigator 2 was a proprietary web browser released by Netscape Communications Corporation as its flagship product.

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Port (computer networking)

In computer networking, a port is an endpoint of communication in an operating system, which identifies a specific process or a type of network service running on that system.

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In the Domain Name System (DNS) hierarchy, a subdomain is a domain that is a part of a main domain.

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Uniform Resource Identifier

A Uniform Resource Identifier (URI) is a string of characters designed for unambiguous identification of resources and extensibility via the URI scheme.

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A Uniform Resource Locator (URL), colloquially termed a web address, is a reference to a web resource that specifies its location on a computer network and a mechanism for retrieving it.

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Web application

In computing, a web application or web app is a client–server computer program which the client (including the user interface and client-side logic) runs in a web browser.

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Web Messaging

Web Messaging or cross-document messaging, is an API introduced in the WHATWG HTML5 draft specification, allowing documents to communicate with one another across different origins, or source domains while rendered in a web browser.

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XMLHttpRequest (XHR) is an API in the form of an object whose methods transfer data between a web browser and a web server.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Same-origin_policy

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