cleartext


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clear·text

 (klîr′tĕkst′)
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Cipher class using "AES/GCM/PKCS5PADDING", which is the AES algorithm in Galois/Counter mode with the cleartext padded into 8 byte blocks.
RollingStarA security threads can be combined with a variety of functional properties such as cleartext and machine-readable magnetism (MultiCode ).
As an example, he noted that the hackers were able to produce more than 400,000 cleartext passwords within a day.
System administrators should ensure their staffs understand the danger and inadvisability of storing passwords in cleartext format.
A majority of cards examined transmitted the credit card number in cleartext, while a minority broadcast a separate (but static) credit card number apparently reserved for wireless transactions.
lt;p>IPSec tunnel capacity <p>We also validated the ability of the ASR 1006 to handle 2,000 concurrent IPSec tunnels, fielding both encrypted and a mix of encrypted and cleartext traffic.
Logical security characteristics include those functional capabilities that preclude, for example, allowing the device to output a cleartext PIN encryption key.
Some backup software applications leave file data in cleartext (un-encrypted), which can leave the file names exposed--a possible risk.
The author explains many of these schemes, such as keystroke loggers and cleartext file transfers via file transfer protocol (FTP).
For the most part this data is housed in cleartext format and remains unprotected from unauthorised or inappropriate access by insiders--such as company employees or contractors--and outsiders, including hackers.
They start thinking about all the times they've been at Starbucks or the airport lounge and their password's been flying around in cleartext.
DENVER & SYDNEY, Australia -- Cleartext Pty Ltd, a leading provider of secure email and instant messaging (IM) solutions, today announced the immediate availability of the JabberNow enterprise instant messaging (EIM) appliance for Australian customers.