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Nov
17
comment Question regarding SSL / TLS / Certificates in general
Adding some clarification for you. Yes, check the main How does SSL/TLS work, but the AES identifies the actual symmetric key used, but that is established by a key exchange which occurs using the certificate. The certificate is what you were making in openssl.
Nov
17
comment Is it possible that authorities can't block a certain website
It wouldn't even be possible to tell who watched it if the stream is encrypted. Multicast streaming doesn't work over the open internet and I don't think TOR has support for it either, so you would need to establish a unique connection for each viewer and the encryption would make it impossible to checksum to identify content. You could possibly length match, but some basic padding on the stream would destroy that.
Nov
14
reviewed Close Can I ever hope to be secure using a cell phone or any mobile device?
Nov
14
reviewed Close Finding Plaintext Password Repositories
Nov
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reviewed Leave Open Hardware-based full disk encryption without pre-boot authentication
Nov
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reviewed Close Proper way to allow access to systems within different offices?
Nov
13
reviewed Close RSS Feed Security warnings
Nov
12
reviewed Leave Open Possible to Mix SNI and Dedicated IP SSL on Apache?
Nov
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reviewed Close Am I accountable for activity originating from my VPS?
Nov
12
reviewed Close Browser page “Not resolved” page hijacked by yandex
Nov
11
reviewed Leave Open How bad is it to truncate a hash?
Nov
11
reviewed Close Where do I start securing my system?
Nov
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reviewed Leave Open How are 1x1 pixel images used in a malicious context?
Nov
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reviewed Leave Open How to know table name, and column names for login panel
Nov
11
reviewed Approve suggested edit on How long do keys stay on keyservers?
Nov
11
comment Security implications for email address and url changes?
Right, what kind of client are you viewing it in though?
Nov
10
reviewed Leave Open Using different algorithms to slow down GPU password cracking
Nov
10
reviewed Close Dump SSL traffic from a Java applet
Nov
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reviewed Close How to log all resources my site needs from other sites?
Nov
10
reviewed Close How can I read data from a smart card to authenticate a user?