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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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