XML

XML represents extensive markup language and its function is similar to that of HTML; to format and present content on web pages. This language, however, doesn’t have a fixed set of formatted tags unlike HTML but rather acts as a Metalanguage. The flexibility this brings allows webmasters to be able…

WPA

This refers to Wi-Fi protected access. It is a wireless security protocol that was a replacement for WEP and has better encryption and authentication. WPA2 is the latest protocol and a replacement for WPA. How WPA Works WPA2 is the latest recommendation among security protocols for use over Wi-Fi networks….

Worm

A worm is a self-replicating malware just like a virus, but unlike a virus, it is standalone and functions without the need to be part of another program. How Worm Works Some worms only replicate themselves and cause no harm apart from taking up disk space and bandwidth. More malicious…

Wi-Fi Hotspot

This is a physical location where you can have a Wi-Fi connection and have access to the internet over a public wireless network. You need to be careful though in your connection to such networks because not all Wi-Fi hotspots make use of WEP or WPA security protocols to encrypt…

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi is a local area wireless technology that allows devices to connect using radio frequencies.

WEP

WEP represents wired equivalent privacy. It is a security protocol that was used by wireless networks but has been replaced by WPA and WPA2 due to security flaws present in WEP. The purpose of creating WEP was to ensure security with a wired network and it is commonly used to…

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