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the process of moving packets across a network from one host to another. It is usually performed by dedicated devices called routers.
a family of multiuser, multitasking operating system that is widely used in workstations, servers and embedded devices. The best-known Unix variant is Linux.
a term used for software whose source code is made available. Software distributed under Open source license allow the users to study, debug and improve the software with certain rights…
1. In computers and computer networks, a configuration often refers to the specific hardware and software details in terms of devices attached, capacity or capability, and exactly what the system is …
a mechanism enabling web sites to declare themselves accessible only via secure connections and/or for users to be able to direct their user agent(s) to interact with…
a set of step-by-step operations to be performed including calculations, data processing, and automated reasoning.
Obfuscation refers to hiding the intended meaning of communication.
Intrusion the act of wrongfully entering upon, seizing, or taking possession of property owned and/or operated by others.
methods and channels used by attackers during a hacking attempt.
For questions generally relating to recovery of "plain" data from digital storage, when that storage has been damaged or the credentials securing it are lost.
additions to a web browser that provide extra functionality.
A highly critical vulnerability in the OpenSSL library which allows an attacker to obtain random 64kByte blocks of memory from the process using said library, which could include user credentials, pri…
ECC stands for Elliptic Curve Cryptography. Elliptic curves are a mathematical structure which allow to define cryptographic operations on them.
Microsoft's relational database management system (RDBMS). It is a full-featured databse primarily designed to compete against competitors Oracle Database (DB) and MySQL.
An open source version of the PGP (Pretty Good Privacy) encryption / decryption software. Primarily used for securing email communications.
A logical volume encryption feature included with specific versions of Microsoft Windows Vista and later.
a system designed to lure attackers towards it in order to learn about new attacks or to draw attention away from the real system
when a user can use the same set of authentication credentials to access multiple different services.
For question about OWASP products or the practices of the organization. Do not use just because the vulnerability you are asking about is included on the OWASP Top Ten list.
a unix shell. It lets the user run commands on the host machine in as a text based program. Questions using this tag should either be related to vulnerabilities of bas…
an open standard for electronic document exchange maintained by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO). Questions can be about PDF specific malware …
File Transfer Protocol. A simple client server protocol for transfering a file over a network. Most operating system come with the client application. FTP provides no confidentiality or integrity to t…
a technology that allows for wireless communication between hosts.
a network authentication protocol designed to allow nodes, communicating over a non-secure network, to prove their identity to one another in a secure manner.
the identification of the real-world geographic location of an object
Dealing with a system compromise: your defenses failed, now what?
An 802.11 WEP and WPA-PSK keys cracking program that can recover keys once enough data packets have been captured.
A free and open implementation of the SSH communication security tools.
an open source penetration testing tool that automates the process of detecting and exploiting SQL injection flaws and taking over of database servers.
the process of putting a signature on executables and patches to prove it is genuine, and to prevent attackers from injecting malicious code into end-user's systems.