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They are designed specifically to not allow this. As you brought up yourself, that would be a massive security risk. If you want to be able to browse your own systems without clicking "confirm security exception" a million times, add the certificates to your trust store on your computer, using the "Certificates" MMC snap-in. This can be done even better ...


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On Unix systems, the user home directory is associated with the user account and any application can "sense" it by using getpwent(). It so happens that there is a long-standing tradition, in Unix applications who want to learn the user's home directory (e.g. to read or create configuration files), to first look at the HOME environment variable and use its ...


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This is the "1/n-1 split" technique which has been deployed in SSL libraries as a workaround for the BEAST attack. The BEAST attack is the application to a Web context of a chosen plaintext attack. The attack works when: The encryption uses a block cipher in CBC mode. The attacker can choose the data that gets encrypted (in a Web context, this is done ...


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Have you seen PrivacyBadger from the EFF? This 'learns' which cookies track you across multiple sites, then will eventually start blocking them. Once it's learnt a good proportion of cookies, you will want to clear all your cookies from your browser, then any old ones will be deleted.



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