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Mar
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asked How secure is it to store information in Google products
Feb
26
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.
Feb
9
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.
Feb
8
asked Does it matter which platform a file is scanned on for malware?
Feb
6
asked Is the same decryption key used for data on the server as locally with Lastpass?
Feb
5
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
Feb
5
asked Is there any way of preventing (or punishing) abuse of anonymity networks?
Feb
5
asked How can the sybil attack be used on a P2P system that implements DHT?
Jan
23
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Jan
21
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.
Jan
21
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
Jan
20
asked Has this method ever been used by viruses to check if system has already been infected?
Jan
18
accepted How to change font so simillar characters can be distinguished in Keepass 2?
Jan
17
asked How to change font so simillar characters can be distinguished in Keepass 2?
Jan
12
comment How do shared IP addresses work and do they give privacy?
So a shared IP address is always accomplished through NAT?
Jan
11
comment Does password protecting an archived file actually encrypt it?
+1 I was actually thinking about that. So what is used instead of truecrypt now?
Jan
11
revised How do shared IP addresses work and do they give privacy?
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Jan
11
accepted Google Calendar has events that I didn't create and it's not shared
Jan
11
asked How do shared IP addresses work and do they give privacy?
Jan
11
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