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Basically, you don't need to trust an OpenID provider: the user does. Let's compare, from the strict perspective of authentication, passwords with OpenID. Password: User: “hey, server, it's me! You know it's me because no one else knows the magic word correcthorsebatterystaple, which I told you when I created the account.” OpenID: User: “hey, server, it's ...


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I am considering using simple techniques like installing WOT add-one for knowing the reputation of a particular site. If the site has more reputation then its very less chance for security problems.


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Just to make things clear. Seems to me like there's two distinct questions here: "Do I have to trust my manufacturer?" and "Can a TPM be malicious?". Here's some comments about the second one: A TPM just can't do those kind of things, it's a passive/dumb device. It is typically connected via a standard bus (LPC) that doesn't have access to PCI device or ...


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It's complicated. Both are Root of Trust for Measurements meaning they can be used to measure the running environment. The main problem with SRTM is that you need to keep measurements of the entire platform boot sequence (BIOS config, 3rd party boot rom (e.g. network cards), etc) and this includes a LOT of code. Any change to any of this requires new ...


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Rory It doesn't answer the question directly but it relates to it! Freedom likes to know how to not be traceable from his government due to his political activities on the web. So taking the right measures along with using the proper tools will make hiding your identity even better assured. You can tell someone to use windows without an antivirus/internet ...



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