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Heartbleed is a vulnerability in some implementations of OpenSSL. Because OpenSSL is used by approximately 66% of all active websites on the Internet, many experts have called Heartbleed one of the worst security bugs in the history of the Internet. More

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""Retrieving memory using heartbleed is relatively easy, but retrieving useful or interesting information is a lot like jumping on to a trampoline whilst throwing a dart blindly at a dart board and hoping you hit the bullseye. Luckily, you get lots and lots of attempts at this operation and sooner or later it is likely to land you something." -- James Lyne

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    data sovereignty

    Data sovereignty is the concept that information which has been converted and stored in binary digital form is subject to the laws of the country in which it is located.

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Machine learning, embedded analytics and big data march ahead in 2014

The International Institute for Analytics predicts a banner year for metadata, model management and machine learning in 2014, The Data Mill reports.