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This is a bit old (2006), but may be helpful towards your goal. http://usabilitynews.org/password-security-what-users-know-and-what-they-actually-do/ It is based on a study of 328 undergraduate and graduate level college students from Wichita State University volunteered to participate in the survey, and these students were also regular users of the ...


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These are the valid range for standard encoding of track 2, which is the ABA standard: 0x30 to 0x3f in the ASCII character set 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 : ; < = > ? Sources: http://blog.tehinterweb.com/?p=60 With enough control over the reader/writer, you can encode bits in anyway you choose though, could make up any system you like.


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I happen to collect these type of statistics when I find them mentioned in a study or paper. Here are some recent figures: - 54% 1 to 5 - 28% 6 to 10 - 7% 11 to 15 - 5% 16 to 20 - 6% 20+ Source: CSID Consumer Survey: Password Habits, Sept 2012 Total average minimum number of private passwords = 17 Total average minimum number of work ...


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It all depends on the type of content your are posting. In most cases you will need more than one #Tag for your tweet to make the right sense and ranking. #InfoSec (preferred abbreviation) #InformationSecurity (if you have some characters left in your tweet) #Risk (Topics also relating to risk management) #Privacy #Malware #Virus #Spam #BYOD #DataTheft / ...


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Any bug tracking software is the standard for this tool. Vulnerabilities you find are simply 'bugs'. Assign severity, track the vendor's response and follow-up, and detail the issues all within the tool. Github, bugzilla, Jira, etc. Choose the tool that matches your needs and workflow.


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I find that the social groups are the best bet for breaking sec news - such as Twitter, Facebook and Reddit. Check out the 2600 group on facebook, /r/netsec on reddit and start poking around the security news sources on twitter. Honestly there are a ton of different outlets for infosec available these days. For the more 'established' news sources I use ...


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Sorry to post a page of links, but you will find a ton of research at this link: http://www.cyberwarzone.com/understanding-and-mitigating-ddos-attacks-tools


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A magstripe holds bits. Tracks one and three are typically recorded at 210 bits per inch (8.27 bits per mm), while track two typically has a recording density of 75 bits per inch (2.95 bits per mm). Just like a USB stick or any other storage device, you can do whatever you wish with these bits, and use any encoding you desire. You can use full Unicode ...



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