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A web service is application that provides a standard means of interoperating between different software applications, running on a variety of platforms and/or frameworks - typically using HTTP or HTT…
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A telephone, or phone, is a telecommunications device that permits two or more users to conduct a conversation when they are not in the same vicinity of each other to be heard directly.
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Firefox is a Web browser that is smaller, faster, and in some ways more secure than the Netscape browser from which much of its code was derived.
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Programs that map out a network to figure out which computers and services are available to be exploited.
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Offensive Security's penetration testing Linux distribution.
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Computer memory refers to a physical device that is used to store sequences of instructions (programs) or data (program state information) on a temporary or permanent basis for use in a computer.
HTML (HyperText Markup Language) is a language used to create web pages using tags inline with the content to indicate to browsers how to display that content, using the tags to interpret formatting, …
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Wireshark is a graphical packet capture and analyser open-source software. It can be used for a variety of network communication analysis tasks like protocol development and troubleshooting. It shows …
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Software which includes anti-spyware, anti-rootkit, anti-phishing, and other technologies that attempt to identify and/or block malicious programs.
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A description and set of rules for the ordered exchange of structured information designed with the goal of protecting the security of the system.
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Key generation is the process of generating keys for cryptography. A key is used to encrypt and decrypt whatever data is being encrypted/decrypted.
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Security protocol (IEEE 802.11i) developed by the Wi-Fi Alliance to protect wireless networks.
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The Internet is a global network consisting of many networks connecting billions of devices together via a variety of network technologies.
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Related to the laws and regulations imposed by governments, the enforcement of those laws, and legal and judicial process including investigation and trial. Note that if your question matches this de…
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Transmission Control Protocol (TCP) is a transport layer protocol that provides a connection-oriented data stream service with guaranteed, in-order delivery.
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Cloud computing is about hardware-based services involving computing, network and storage capacities. These services are provided on-demand, hosted by the cloud provider and can easily scale up and do…
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Ubuntu is a Linux version derived from Debian. For questions about Ubuntu that are not about security, please post on [AskUbuntu.SE].
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Secure Hash Algorithm is a family of cryptographic hash functions published by NIST. This includes SHA-1, and the SHA-2 and SHA-3 families of functions.
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Integrity is the property of preventing unauthorized modifications of an asset. In other words, integrity protects against the threat of tampering. It is one of the three key security properties of an…
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For questions relating to protocols for distributing public keys, and / or establishing session keys with another party. Examples of key exchange protocols include Diffie-Hellman and IKE.
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WordPress is an open source content management system running on PHP and MySQL, and often used as a blog engine. Specific Wordpress questions are best asked at https://wordpress.stackexchange.com
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The C programming language, commonly used for low-level programming
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A kind of attack in which one system, program, or user successfully masquerades as another.
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File upload means sending a file from a local system to a remote system such as a server or another client with the intent that the remote system should store a copy of the file being transferred.
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Asymmetric cryptography, or public-key cryptography, is the foundation of security protocols that do not require shared secrets.
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a method for constructing a message authentication code based on a cryptographic hash function.
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Ransomware is a lethal kind of Malware that Encrypts your harddrive(s) and holds them hostage, providing the decryption key if you pay the hostage-taker(s) money (well-known variants are the FBI Virus…
the process of tightening security on a system.
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The Diffie–Hellman key agreement is an anonymous, non-authenticated key-agreement protocol.
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The iPhone is a line of smart phones designed by Apple Inc, running Apple's iOS mobile operating system. The first generation iPhone was released in 2007 and has followed an annual release schedule si…
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Facebook is an online social networking service founded in February 2004 by Mark Zuckerberg.
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Client-side refers to operations that are performed by the client in a client–server relationship in a computer network.
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Aspects of compliance with regulations, standards, laws, and policies.
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Amazon Web Services (AWS) are a set of cloud services offered by Amazon.
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For questions about names of attacks, vulnerabilities, concepts, etc.
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Burp Suite is 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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