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What does BOA stand for?

BOA stands for Buffer Overflow Attack (computing)

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  • Information technology (IT) and computers

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The major threat advisories that affect these VoIP soft phones include: -- Resource exhaustion and buffer overflow attack vulnerabilities in some AOL Instant Messenger voice clients, which might cause denial of service and may allow a remote attacker to crash the IM and voice client.
The attack module acts first by performing a Buffer Overflow attack on Windows to load the remaining components.
This is an entirely predictable attack, and systems can be designed to be 100% secure against buffer overflow attacks.
The tool reveals Web application vulnerabilities using the same techniques used by hackers, including the manipulation of IT infrastructure vulnerabilities, parameter tampering, Web services and SOAP vulnerabilities, hidden field manipulation, cookie poisoning, stealth commanding, backdoor and debug options, database sabotage, buffer overflow attacks, data encoding, and protocol piggybacking.