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Currently a student studying IT security.


Aug
2
reviewed Close Will an IP packet to the own IP address ever leave the computer?
Aug
2
reviewed Leave Open 2 factor authentication - cost effective solution for a web startup
Jul
25
comment Is there something similar to pseudorandom generators but in the opposite direction?
A hash function?
Jul
23
revised Open list of adult websites for child internet
edited tags
Jul
13
comment Reversible Hash Function?
If it's reversible it isn't a hash.
Jul
6
comment Protocols equivalent to TLS?
SSH can be a potential alternative depending on the circumstances.
Jul
6
awarded  Enlightened
Jul
6
awarded  Nice Answer
Jul
2
awarded  Curious
Jul
1
awarded  Popular Question
Jun
22
revised Protecting data through an XOR operation with sufficiently long keys
deleted 100 characters in body
Jun
19
reviewed Reject suggested edit on Apple FileVault — would Apple build a backdoor?
Jun
19
awarded  Famous Question
Jun
17
comment Is using Git for deploying a bad practice?
@pedromanoel I subscribe to the school of thought where anything you push to master should be production ready so that shouldn't really be a concern. What you are suggesting works as well.
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