is a low level portable binary format (bytecode) for a stack-based virtual machine
is a W3C web standard, that runs in a sandbox, on all major browsers
runs nearly as fast as native machine code, and enables high performance applications on the Web
language, hardware and platform independent (unlike Java applets and
Cryptographers and Security Researchers have a penchant for coming up with colorful acronyms and names which describe, in brief, the vulnerability or exposure. Some are them are BEAST, CRIME, ShellShock, SLOTH, POODLE, Lucky 13, Sweet32, Smurf, Petya, BlackNurse, FREAK, DROWN, BREACH, LOGJAM, HeartBleed, CloudBleed, TicketBleed, Fireball, CLOAK and DAGGER, WANNACRY, SambaCry, HIDDEN COBRA, BroadPwn, Blueborne, ... read more
One of the most important properties of a cryptographic hash function is that of “Strong collision-resistance“, that is, it should be “computationally infeasible” to find distinct inputs x, x’ such that hash(x) = hash(x’).
For the SHA-1 hash function, which generates a 160 bit hash, to have strong collision resistance, only ... read more
If you love functional programming and want to write native cross-platform mobile apps (Android, iOS and even Windows Phone) and you know F#, you are set. The company that made this happen was Xamarin.
For more info on Xamarin, read my blog article titled Monkey business — write once, deploy on iOS, Android and ... read more