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I'm a computer security researcher. I have programming skills in C/C++, Java, Objective-C and PHP.


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comment How to store a private RSA key for an application?
Depending on the platform, you might have some secure key storage protected by the operating system. Something like Keystore.
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comment Attacking an office printer?
@Polynomial I feel like even if the printer is not accessible outside the network, it's still an attack vector on the network. It could enable more opportunities if you launch a multi-hop attack by going through the printer. For example, an attacker can bring in a laptop and connect to the wireless network (if there is any) and then get to other places through the printer.
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comment Does a 'reset password' website facility give away too much information?
Well.. if you have some sort of an account number, you can ask the user to enter that to retrieve the password.
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comment Attacking an office printer?
@mikebabcock what kind of problems are you facing with wireless printers?
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comment Attacking an office printer?
@mikebabcock the problem is to identify which is legitimate traffic?
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comment Attacking an office printer?
true.. but additional cost and maintenance overhead.
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comment Attacking an office printer?
Very comprehensive answer. I'll read this carefully and see what's possible on my side. I like the fact that these are possibly using very old kernels with enough security holes to give remote privilege escalation and easily launch a tunneling attack.