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Malware

Occurs when an illicit site or email attachment installs malware, viruses, keyloggers or other software that automatically steals usernames, passwords and additional information without a user's knowledge.

Last Revised: 2015-10-03

Mashup

A mashup is a webpage, or web application, that uses content from more than one source to create a single new service displayed in a single graphical interface. For example, a user could combine the addresses and photographs of their library branches with a Google map to create a map mashup. The term implies easy, fast integration, frequently using open application programming interfaces (open API) and data sources to produce enriched results that were not necessarily the original reason for producing the raw source data.

Last Revised: 2015-10-08

MD5

The MD5 message-digest algorithm is a widely used cryptographic hash function producing a 128-bit (16-byte) hash value, typically expressed in text format as a 32 digit hexadecimal number. For example, MD5("The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog") = 9e107d9d372bb6826bd81d3542a419d6

MD5 has been utilized in a wide variety of cryptographic applications, and is also commonly used to verify data integrity. MD5 is also commonly used to encrypt passwords.

Last Revised: 2015-07-01

MIME Type

A MIME type is a label for a given type of media data so software can know how to handle the data. It serves the same purpose on the Internet that file extensions do on Microsoft Windows.

Last Revised: 2015-09-23

Modem

Modem, short for modulator-demodulator, is a device or program that enables a computer to transmit data over, for example, telephone or cable lines. Computer information is stored digitally, whereas information transmitted over telephone lines is transmitted in the form of analog waves. A modem converts between these two forms.

Last Revised: 2015-09-18

mod_rewrite

The mod_rewrite Apache module uses a rule-based rewriting engine, based on a PCRE regular-expression parser, to rewrite requested URLs on the fly. By default, mod_rewrite maps a URL to a filesystem path. However, it can also be used to redirect one URL to another URL, or to invoke an internal proxy fetch.

Last Revised: 2015-07-01

MySQL

MySQL is a freely available open source Relational Database Management System (RDBMS) that uses Structured Query Language (SQL).

SQL is the most popular language for adding, accessing and managing content in a database. It is most noted for its quick processing, proven reliability, ease and flexibility of use. MySQL is an essential part of almost every open source PHP application.

Last Revised: 2015-07-01

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