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X.509 In cryptography, X.509 is an ITU-T standard for a public key infrastructure (PKI) for single sign-on and Privilege Management Infrastructure (PMI).
X.509 specifies, amongst other things, standard formats for public key certificates, certificate revocation lists, attribute certificates, and a certification path validation algorithm.
XSS Cross Side Scripting (XSS) is the act of injecting JavaScript code in a web site, to make it do something that wasn't intended, such as redirecting information to other sites.
Such a vulnerability would allow an attacker to use a legitimate site, and trick it's users to send their browser cookies to his own web site, thus stealing their session ID and impersonating them on the legitimate site.
XYZZY The magic word in Adventure, a game from 1977; often used in other programs.

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