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an industry initiative headed by Microsoft to promote Extensible Markup Language (XML) as the common data exchange language for e-commerce and application integration on the Internet.
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Personal digital assistants and smartphones produced by Research in Motion (RIM) starting in 1999.
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the act of using computer security hacking for illegal means, usually to compromise high value computer systems. It is the opposite of white hat hacking.
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a list of data to filter be filtered out. A blacklist is the opposite of a whitelist. - Whitelist - only these things. - Blacklist - everything but these things.
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a symmetric block cipher with a key size between 32 and 448 bits. It was created by Bruce Schneier in 1993.
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a technology that allows for wireless communication between hosts.
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the process of starting up a computer from the OFF state. This tag is for attacks and security measures relating to the startup routine of computer hardware, firmware, or operating system…
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a collection of computers that are under the control of a person or group, usually facilitated by malware. These computers are often used to take part in DDoS attacks and spamming.
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additions to a web browser that provide extra functionality.
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An attack using every possible input to attempt to produce the correct output. Typically the method of last resort when no weakness allows the use of a more restricted input set. E.g. trying all possi…
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an anomaly where a program, while writing data to a buffer, overruns the buffer's boundary and overwrites adjacent memory.
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Related to design, workings and operation of bug bounty programs. Do not use for questions about finding and exploiting bugs in general, or questions that are not explicitly about vulnerability reward…
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a popular platform for performing security testing of web applications. It can also be used by a malicious party to analyze and attack web applications. Implemented in Java.
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The probability of loss inherent in an organization's operations and environment (such as competition and adverse economic conditions) that may impair its ability to provide returns on investment. Bus…
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acronym for Bring Your Own Device is set of rules which leads IT departments to support for employee owned devices (usually notebooks, phones and tablets).
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The C programming language, commonly used for low-level programming
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The C++ programming language
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A Certification Authority Authorization (CAA) is a DNS record that limits what Certificate Authorities that may issue certificates for the domain in question.
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a component that transparently stores data so that future requests for that data can be served faster. The data that is stored within a cache might be values that have been computed earlier o…
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