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Hi.


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revised Can a VPN connection established by running a VPN client from an arbitrary location increase security?
I think people became too hung up on the word gaurantee
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asked How secure is it to store information in Google products
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comment How to perform safe authentication via HTTP?
I remember authentication dialog boxes. I agree they never became too popular but they weren't that uncommon in the early 2000s.
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comment Does it matter which platform a file is scanned on for malware?
Specifically scanning APK for Android from a Windows system. I asked that question but it got closed as a software recommendation.
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asked Does it matter which platform a file is scanned on for malware?
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asked Is the same decryption key used for data on the server as locally with Lastpass?
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comment Is there any way of preventing (or punishing) abuse of anonymity networks?
@immibis just because we don't know someone's intent doesn't mean we can't prevent them from doing something
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asked Is there any way of preventing (or punishing) abuse of anonymity networks?
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asked How can the sybil attack be used on a P2P system that implements DHT?
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comment Has this method ever been used by viruses to check if system has already been infected?
"Of course, it becomes a great signature for anti-virus and other pieces of competing malware" right so that's what my idea was that if the marker used to id an infected system changes each "generation" then it would be much harder for the AV to identify an infection.
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comment Has this method ever been used by viruses to check if system has already been infected?
I've this about mutexes before and don't understand what you mean. Could you elaborate? A mutex is a function you call to lock a resource and pertains to programming e.g. computing.llnl.gov/tutorials/pthreads/#Mutexes
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asked Has this method ever been used by viruses to check if system has already been infected?