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The specification says: Note that, since the forgotten-password client never learns kB, any class-B data will be lost. NB: kB is the private key. Here's how it works: You generate a new password A new private key "wrapped" with your new password Your old data is lost The developers of the protocol assumed that if you lost your password, you would ...


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You're confusing how attackers use Flash to exploit an operating system. Flash is usually nothing more than a vehicle to deliver something more malicious. ANALOGY Imagine if you can a country named Chickenphobia where everyone is allergic to chickens. If anyone comes in contact with a chicken, they will become sick. Now imagine a bus, airplane, boat or ...


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Yes. Flash is unconfined on Ubuntu (by default). https://wiki.ubuntu.com/SecurityTeam/KnowledgeBase/AppArmorProfiles


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Ok, I'm a new one here and don't have permission to add comment. Hopefully this answer will be posted... Jonathan has a few good points, however it all may look a bit exaggerating. What I'm dealing with are mostly home, free wifi and little corporate networks. So I don't need to be extra paranoid that content of my usb will be copied during usage, even ...


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Welcome to Information Security Stack exchange! This is an interesting idea you are proposing, and here are some thoughts I have on it. Overall, I believe it would provide you personally with an added layer of security if the admin permits it. You could get into trouble if the idea violates their system security policy though, so be sure to check before ...


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Regardless of what developers use, a QA test must be performed with what your end users are using (stable branch). Depending on how bleeding edge your developers are trying to be this may be more or less difficult. What is more secure? It depends on: What features developers are using (OpenGL, SSL validation, etc.) What your trying to protect against ...


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Typically developer versions (called beta editions in the Software Lifecyle) are used to showcase upcoming features. Some of these features haven't gone through the rigorous testing as a stable (Release) version. To illustrate this, here is Chrome's explanation documenting the differences Stable channel: This channel has the full testing of the Chrome OS ...



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