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comment Securing a public computer meant for banking
This question is too broad @rhino, and very opinion-based. There are many valid ways which banks could use to protect users.
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comment unauthorized logging into my computer
Is this your own personal computer or supplied by your employer?
Feb
8
answered Getting spam calls from numbers similar to my own
Feb
5
comment Why did Poitras and Greenwald put their batteries in the fridge?
Most refrigerators are plastic and not metal. Only a few made would block any signal these days.
Feb
5
comment Why did Poitras and Greenwald put their batteries in the fridge?
They put both the phones and the batteries in the fridge, not the batteries alone.
Feb
5
answered Why did Poitras and Greenwald put their batteries in the fridge?
Feb
4
comment Why attack detection based on the same user request from different places (e.g. by IP) is not widely used?
Sure DHCP can be used in IPv6, however there is limited benefit in most cases. It's just another thing that can go wrong and you have to manage.
Feb
4
comment Why attack detection based on the same user request from different places (e.g. by IP) is not widely used?
@SilverlightFox, the idea is that DHCP is no longer used with IPv6, your IP address is the network address plus your MAC address.
Feb
4
comment Why attack detection based on the same user request from different places (e.g. by IP) is not widely used?
Why would you want to reduce log on from multiple devices? If the customer wants it you should find a way to make it work.
Feb
4
revised Why attack detection based on the same user request from different places (e.g. by IP) is not widely used?
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Feb
4
comment Why attack detection based on the same user request from different places (e.g. by IP) is not widely used?
It's entirely possible to have two or more legitimate requests from different IP addresses. For example I may be logging in from my laptop and mobile at the same time.
Feb
4
comment Why attack detection based on the same user request from different places (e.g. by IP) is not widely used?
It is certainly possible to change a MAC address, you do need to know what to change it to however. If someone's computer has been compromised then this information is available to an attacker, otherwise probably not.
Feb
4
answered Why attack detection based on the same user request from different places (e.g. by IP) is not widely used?
Feb
3
comment Is it possible to hack a single computer without injecting a payload or a virus?
@MarkBuffalo, some of this depends on semantics and how you define hacking and payload. To me hacking includes denial of service as you are getting a system to do something unintended, even if doesn't give you access. I'm using payload in the context of the question, where a payload is a file, but I agree payload could just be the contents of a single packet.
Feb
3
answered Is it possible to hack a single computer without injecting a payload or a virus?
Jan
29
comment Does a WAN to LAN Route Conversion Through a Router Adds Security?
What do you mean by WAN to LAN conversion?
Jan
27
comment Given certain parameters, are there any risks with Android's USB Debugging?
If you have total control all the time then it's not a risk. Few people have total control all the time though - if you ever lost it or it gets stolen it would be much easier to compromise. How big a risk that is depends on where you live and your lifestyle.
Jan
26
answered Given certain parameters, are there any risks with Android's USB Debugging?
Jan
26
comment Has password strength been an *actual* problem in a professional context?
I would love to answer this question, however it would be too based on opinion rather than fact.
Jan
25
answered Two passwords for one account