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POODLE attack

A POODLE attack is an exploit that takes advantage of the way some browsers deal with encryption. POODLE (Padding Oracle On Downgraded Legacy Encryption) is the name of the vulnerability that enables the exploit. More

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"Some web sites may support SSL v3 only; if you encounter one of these, please let them know that they are seriously behind the time and doing themselves and their visitors a serious disservice by pretending to provide safety while actually only providing broken, ancient encryption." -- Erik Kangas

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    Which software development model got its name from rugby football?
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    data lake

    A data lake uses a flat architecture to store data.

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Legal entity identifier, other semantic data mean better governance

When Lehman Brothers failed in 2008, regulators and other banks had precious little data to gauge wider financial risks. Enter legal entity identifiers, a form of semantic data.