Category Archive: Compression

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ZIP Bombs – Exploding Your Storage

A zip bomb is a compressed ZIP archive file that halts or crashes the system which reads it. The decompression software, when uncompresses such an archive file, takes an enormous amount of disk space, processing time, or memory. This makes …

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Compression Algorithms – A Brief Compendium

Today’s digital world connects everyone using handheld devices such as mobile phones and tablets. This has also led to an increase in data sharing that further requires efficient disk storage management. Moreover, fast and effective data sharing over the internet …

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Compression File Formats at FileFormat.com

Compression is a process of reducing the size of a data file through different encoding techniques. This results in reducing data size for efficient data transmission and storage. Compression techniques have evolved over the passage of time and different file…
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