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Currently a student studying IT security.


Oct
5
comment Can he see the websites I visited?
@Lavin Frankly, if he can connect to the network, it's a trivial thing that a 10yo with access to Google can pull off.
Oct
4
comment What are the security features of the proposed “secure email” from Brazil?
Definitely worth a post on meta. My opinion is that speculative questions will not add much to the site and should be closed.
Oct
4
comment What are the security features of the proposed “secure email” from Brazil?
The answer will be "no one knows at this very moment."
Oct
4
comment Should a hostname ever be considered a secret?
possible duplicate of Would publishing a network diagram make the network less secure?
Sep
29
comment Can plain text be hidden/accessed in laptop Firmware? (or elsewhere, not HDD/SSD)
@medivh That should be fun. :P Go for it!
Sep
27
comment Hide logging server from DMZ
-1, for the reasons @SteveS stated.
Sep
25
comment Hotspot with same SSID, how does authorization work?
@RodMacPherson So a PC is the computer equivalent of a 13yo girl? Macs ftw! :P
Sep
24
comment 1024-bit DHE vs 2048-bit RSA
Complementary answer by big bear on RSA and DH. security.stackexchange.com/a/35521/10211
Sep
24
comment Storing Seed for TOTP
@Jeff You are right of course. I did not consider that scenario.
Sep
20
comment Encryption - which are/aren't NSA backdoored
"Cannot get better than that!" Agreed.
Sep
17
comment Popular Security “Cargo Cults”
512 > 1. Bigger is better right?
Sep
16
comment Best way to sanitize user input in PHP
python.org
Sep
16
comment Securing Publicly Exposed MySQL Database for Group CS Project
Frankly, the easiest method will probably be to keep the database accessible only within the intranet and requiring a VPN connection into the intranet to access it.
Sep
13
comment Does a OS manufacturer have permission to access your computer unauthorized?
Legal advice is tricky. They vary according to jurisdiction. We are also not lawyers.
Sep
13
comment Does a OS manufacturer have permission to access your computer unauthorized?
@curiousguy See: meta.security.stackexchange.com/questions/1073/… and meta.security.stackexchange.com/questions/612/… for a start.
Sep
13
comment Does a OS manufacturer have permission to access your computer unauthorized?
This question appears to be off-topic because it is about the legalities of the matter, which isn't accepted here.
Sep
12
comment How to protect the code of Windows applications against path traversal?
I really hope this is just a project for the sake of learning.
Sep
11
comment How can i generate custom brute-force dictionaries?
Seriously though, is there a need to do this? I thought common password crackers like john already mangle whatever dictionaries you throw at it?
Sep
11
comment How can i generate custom brute-force dictionaries?
Use the Python Luke!
Sep
11
comment How does CVE-2013-4287 make Rubygems any more vulnerable?
Because hackers are jerks.