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Ruby on Rails basically makes use of a Security Token, which if also a recommended way of preventing CSFR attacks, to prevent CSRF attacks. You must include a security token using: protect_from_forgery in your requests and MUST verify it on the server. This will automatically include a security token in all forms and Ajax requests generated by Rails. If ...


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SyncStop I saw some discussion about a device like this a while back; it was being called "USB Condom". Looks like they've changed the name to SyncStop. At the moment they have an ongoing Kickstarter campaign. SyncStop Vs power-only USB cable? It's not clear to me how SyncStop is different from a "power only USB cable" (as @DavidWachtfogel mentioned), ...


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Kaminsky attack is a technique with which you can flood the DNS recursive server (like your gateway) with DNS replies that ultimately match the response that the recursive server is originally looking for. This is also called DNS cache poisoning. An alternate technique would be to ARP-spoof your IP as the gateway and let everyone make the DNS query to a DNS ...


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Is it correct that targeted attacks from highly trained and well-funded hacking groups are practically impossible to defend against? For the average person, or even corporation, in my opinion the answer to that question is a resounding YES. Have you ever seen the types of technology organizations like the NSA have at their disposal? Check out ...


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The response by schroeder boils my blood, and I believe it’s this train of thought, that undermine security as a whole. Here goes my response which is likely to get me either banned, or have this post moderated to below -10000 points. Schroeder states: The issue is that an attacker typically has unlimited time, and thereby has unlimited resources to ...


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The issue is that an attacker typically has unlimited time, and thereby has unlimited resources to eventually find a way in. It's an error in logic to then conclude that they cannot be defended against. Of course you can defend, which increases the time it would take them. More importantly then, is your ability to RESPOND to an attack, successful or ...



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