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What's your angle on [Angular]?

The name "Angular" is used to refer to Angular 2.0 and upwards, while the name "AngularJS" refers to the old 1.x version. We have had angularjs for some time, it has 32 questions. ...
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Can we exclude some inclusion tags?

We have the following three tags: file-inclusion, 36 questions: A remote code execution attack where user input is used to build the path of code files to be executed, allowing an attacker to ...
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Make [csp] a synonym of [content-security-policy]

There is no need for csp and content-security-policy to co-exist, as one is just the abbreviation of the other. For some reason, I can't make csp a synonym of content-security-policy, stating I don't ...
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The ununiqueness of UUID and GUID

I recently created the tag uuid because I thought it was missing. Then I discovered the guid tag. How to deal with these two? They are sort of the same thing (at least they have the same Wikipedia ...
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Merge [checksum] and [hash]?

I propose that checksum be marked as a synonym of hash. Checksums are not always hashes, for example parity bits on network packets, but I think that for security purposes, people use "checksum" as a ...
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Spam, spam, [spammer] and [spam]

We currently have two tags for spam: spam, 316 questions spammer, 17 question While I understand the difference between the person who sends the spam and the spam itself, that is not a meaningful ...
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Merge [polp] and [least-privilege]?

These two tags looks like duplicates to me: least-privilege: 3 questions, no wiki polp: 1 question, good wiki I think the general rule is to avoid abbreviations in tag names unless they are more ...
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Are [ssl-interception] and [tls-intercept] the same thing?

The following tags looks like duplicates to me: ssl-interception (62 questions) SSL Interception is a technique that can be used to intercept SSL sessions in order to inspect the encrypted traffic....
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Rename [csrf] → [cross-site-request-forgery]

I would like to propose renaming the csrf tag to cross-site-request-forgery. a cross site request forgery attack causes a visitor of a malicious website to send a request to a legit website to ...
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Is [evil-twin] an evil twin of [rogue-ap]?

I suspect these two tags might be duplicates? rogue-ap: Three questions, all about "fake" copies of Wi-Fi access points. evil-twin: Seven questions, all about "fake" copies of Wi-Fi access points (...
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What to do about [tag:nfc] and [tag:near-field-communication]?

Currently we have two tags for NFC: nfc, 44 questions and no excerpt near-field-communication, 27 questions and this excerpt: NFC is a short-range wireless technology, typically requiring a ...
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Merging [burp] and [burpsuite]?

Aren't these two tags actually the same thing? burp, 57 questions, 9 followers: a popular platform for performing security testing of web applications. It can also be used by a malicious party to ...
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Can we merge [session] and [session-management]?

I think AviD made the case very well a year ago as an answer to a now closed meta question: There are separate tags for session and session-management. This seems incredibly redundant, I cannot ...
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Merge [spider] and [spidering]

A few hours ago, a user created the tags spidering and spider. As far as I know, there is no alternative meaning of spider in the information security field (nor, for that matter, in IT). Shouldn't ...
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Are the tags [investigation] and [incident-analysis] synonyms?

These two tags seem to be quite similar to each other: incident-analysis: 10 questions, excerpt below. investigation: 15 questions, no excerpt. The process of gathering evidence and information ...
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What to do about the three cloud related tags?

There are currently three cloud related tags: Cloud computing Cloud storage Cloud Currently, cloud is a synonym of cloud computing, and have 186 questions. Cloud storage was just created and has ...
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How can I delete/vote down/flag an outright wrong tag synonym?

How can I delete an incorrect tag synonym, flag it, or vote it down? The tag synonym in question is "https -> tls", its incorrect because HTTPS is HTTP over TLS/SSL, and it's a bit wrong to mix ...
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Should we replace the “tpm” tag with “trusted-computing” tag?

Seems like the tpm tag isn't used a lot and is mostly always use along with trusted-computing tag. If someone use the tpm tag, implicitly, he's asking a question about trusted computing. Should we ...
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Is “USB-Drive” a synonym of “USB”?

Due to fundamental insecurity of usb, should we synonymize it with usb-drive and make the tag wiki the same for both?
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Merge [gpg] and [gnupg]

Unless there is a second definition for the abbreviation GPG that I'm not aware of, I believe the tags gpg and gnupg should be merged as identical (and have one be a synonym of the other, I would ...
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Synonym for backtrack

The live CD Backtrack was »renamed« to Kali Linux. There is a tag backtrack on the main site. I'd suggest to add a synonym kali for questions on Kali.
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Should the OTP tag be made less ambiguous?

I propose that otp should be replaced with one-time-passwords and one-time-pads. The reason for this is that there are two common interpretations of the acronym OTP in security, one time passwords and ...
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Tag synonym pentest --> Penetration-Test

We have 3 questions that use PenTest and likely more will follow. What do you think of creating a synonym for Pentest to automatically rename to Penetration-Test which seems to be the popular tag
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Synonym request: CA -> certificate-authority

There are only two questions tagged ca, both referring to certificate-authority. Unless there is another important meaning of CA I suggest a synonym. The synonym has already been suggested, so please ...
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Should web-service tag be merged?

What is the meaning of the web-service tag? Should it be merged with, say, web-application? I know that sometimes some technical people use the phrase "Web service" to refer to a particular method ...
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Should xsrf be a synonym for csrf

Should xsrf be a synonym for csrf? OWASP treats it as such.
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DoS -> Denial of Service tag synonym

I propose that the dos and ddos tags are replaced with denial-of-service, and synonyms are set up appropriately. This provides absolute clarity, rather than an ambiguous acronym. The new tag should ...
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Should html-5 and html be synonyms?

While html-5 is not exactly html, as far as security they should probably be combined (I saw that some of the html-5 are probably just html).
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Should the SSL and TLS tags be merged?

We have a three questions regarding TLS, and 100+ regarding SSL. Considering that SSL and TLS are the same thing, perhaps we should edit the wiki and have an alias for them. On a related note should ...
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New tag and merging: law-and-regulation ?

Would you think having a law-and-regulation could be good? Law and regulation Excerpt: Security matters which relates to law, legal actions or regulation measures. Description: Use this tag for ...
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Tag synonym law -> legal but is the other way round

I tried to make law -> legal a tag synonym. But I got the error message that I need a score of 5, although I have that in both tags. Then I tested it the other way round, but there is no way to ...
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Tag Synonym Suggestion

This is not a big deal at all, but I'm a bit OCD, and I don't have the rep to do it myself. I suggest making browsers a synonym of web-browser.