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Currently a student studying IT security.


Jun
6
awarded  Generalist
Jun
4
answered What exactly determines what version of SSL/TLS is used when accessing a site?
Jun
4
comment How common and how easy is sniffing plaintext communication?
Connect to a open wifi network, run wireshark and see for yourself.
Jun
3
comment What are the advantages/disadvatages of hashing over encryption?
There is no "advantage". They serve completely different purposes.
May
27
comment Do firewalls always run in userspace?
To nitpick, iptables is actually the userspace interface to the kernel's Netfilter framework.
May
26
awarded  Yearling
May
21
reviewed Close Data recovery from file collections
May
21
reviewed Close Is 'Forge' Javascript crypto library secure?
May
21
reviewed Close Serpent cipher technical details in-depth
May
21
reviewed Leave Open Breaking public key pinning
May
21
reviewed Close How can I convince my communication partner to use encryption in everyday life?
May
21
reviewed Close Why is AWS phasing out public/private key authentication?
May
11
comment Is breaking a looping one-time pad practical? If so, how?
@HelloWorld Yes.
May
11
answered Is breaking a looping one-time pad practical? If so, how?
May
6
awarded  Enlightened
May
6
awarded  Nice Answer
May
6
answered Security Features enabled in Linux Debian and Ubuntu
May
5
comment Open Source OS - code you see vs code you get
@JamesC Sorry, not particular sure about Tails OS. I'm sure it's documented somewhere it they are indeed using a deterministic build though.
May
5
answered Open Source OS - code you see vs code you get
May
4
revised Central Authentication Server
edited title