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OK I have been noodling on this for long enough to take a swing at what I think the OP is asking. Tripwire security I would classify the functionality "shut down unless user does one very specific thing" as a pretty conventional tripwire. An application for most operating systems would be trivial (but unique) to code like this: on event keypress "d" ...


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Just dipping my toes in here for a second. Sometimes a mouse can move a minuscule amount by itself due to the surroundings (ghosts, furnace/AC blower, rumbling traffic outside or worst case a real mouse). I frequently find my PC on after I have it in sleep mode overnight and I know there was no one on it as I live alone. A slight movement for whatever ...


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There is never a need for this type of behavior. Physical access to a machine can be regulated with a safe. and the Machine itself can be build with Keyboard support disabled. (why would you need that on a 'service' machine anyway) All that remains is network access and that can be controlled through other means. (SSH with certificates / Firewall / IP ...


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I do not know what OS you are using, but if you are so security conscious I suppose that you lock your computer before leaving it. Therefore, to connect, one should try a few password. Failed connections should be logged, and you have plenty of log monitoring software offering active response upon log events. With such a software, you can for instance ...


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I've had an auditor recommend Cornell Spider, which is just a hacked together tool that uses some regexp to look for things like SSN, PAN, etc... It works but isn't very polished.


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TrueCrypt had a Plausible Deniabiliy feature that allowed a hidden encrypted volume inside another encrypted volume. It is not maintained anymore, but you can check CipherShed and VeraCrypt which are forks of the original project.


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A smart malware which got on your computer can even benefit from a password manager like KeePass to steal all your passwords at once. On a PC it is simply not possible to completely protect processes against each other. A malware could intercept your KeePass master password and keyfile when you log into your password manager and use it to decode your ...


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The structure of a DXF file is somthing like this: You know it so go to the end of answer ASCII versions of DXF can be read with a text-editor. The basic organization of a DXF file is as follows: HEADER section – General information about the drawing. Each parameter has a variable name and an associated value. CLASSES section – Holds the information for ...


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Do not use an IT solution for a non-IT problem. Could your great aunty Mary use those 'valuable family records' if you gave them to her tomorrow, if not, then why do you expect them to be useful to her or anyone else in thirty years or more. Forget crypto and IT solutions, this is a simple document handling situation. Paper document. Print them out and put ...


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Trust is not a boolean variable, "trusted = true / false", you should better think about trust level. A few example of questions which may help you to evaluate the trust level you can grant to this software: How much do you trust the editor of this software? Could the software have been modified by a malicious 3rd-party between being created and being ...



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