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PBKDF2 is a key derivation and strengthening function, commonly used for password storage.
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A logical volume encryption feature included with specific versions of Microsoft Windows Vista and later.
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Simple Mail Transfer Protocol. A protocol for delivering e-mail from an end user to a server for storage and later retrieval by the intended recipient.
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A rootkit is software that enables continued privileged access to a computer while actively hiding its presence from administrators by subverting standard operating system functionality or other appli…
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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.
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ECC stands for Elliptic Curve Cryptography. Elliptic curves are a mathematical structure which allow to define cryptographic operations on them.
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An application that allows a user to configure the tables provided by the Linux firewall. iptables is succeeded by nftables as of 2014.
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Open source is 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…
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nginx [engine x] is an HTTP and reverse proxy server, written by Igor Sysoev
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YubiKey is an USB authentication key developed by Yubico.
Network packet consisting of routing information and a payload. Most commonly an Internet Protocol (IP) packet. For questions about packet vulnerabilities, or tools like wireshark that directly manipu…
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Docker is a popular virtualization solution that provides virtualization within an operating system for reusable packages of software called containers. More information available at docker.com.
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Cross Origin Resource Sharing (CORS) lets servers specify what origins can access resources through XHR by setting HTTP headers (e.g. Access-Control-Allow-Origin).
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Portable Document Format (PDF) is an open standard for electronic document exchange maintained by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO). Questions can be about PDF specific malware …
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A botnet is 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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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 …
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Bluetooth is a technology that allows for wireless communication between hosts.
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HTTP Strict Transport Security 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…
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Risk Analysis is a practice used to identify and assess factors that may jeopardize the success of a project or achieving a goal. Security Risk Analysis or Risk Assessment could be Quantitative and Qu…
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Code Signing is 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.
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An open source version of the PGP (Pretty Good Privacy) encryption / decryption software. Primarily used for securing email communications.
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Algorithm is a set of step-by-step operations to be performed including calculations, data processing, and automated reasoning.
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Attack vectors are methods and channels used by attackers during a hacking attempt.
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Unix is a family of multiuser, multitasking operating system that is widely used in workstations, servers and embedded devices. The best-known Unix variant is Linux.
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Single Sign-On is when a user can use the same set of authentication credentials to access multiple different services.
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Geolocation is the identification of the real-world geographic location of an object
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releasing information about security issues to the general public or a selected group.
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SQL Server is Microsoft's relational database management system (RDBMS). It is a full-featured databse primarily designed to compete against competitors Oracle Database (DB) and MySQL.
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Kerberos is 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.
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The Bourne-again shell (Bash) is 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…
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A free and open implementation of the SSH communication security tools.
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sqlmap is an open source penetration testing tool that automates the process of detecting and exploiting SQL injection flaws and taking over of database servers.
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Routing is the process of moving packets across a network from one host to another. It is usually performed by dedicated devices called routers.
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TrueCrypt is a disk encryption add-on for Windows, Linux and other operating systems. It is no longer maintained.
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