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comment What are the security risks of importing and processing an excel spreadsheet from an untrusted user
You can parse spreadsheets in Python, Java, JavaScript, and two scores of other languages without even touching a macro.
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comment Can a telephone caller be authenticated?
@WorseDoughnut - could be a tap at the box near you, FWIW.
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comment Can a telephone caller be authenticated?
@WorseDoughnut - unless the caller subverted the switching equipment...
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comment Hosting multiple websites securely
Virtualization is the answer.
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reviewed Close Does malware persist after wiping hard drive and reinstalling OS from manufacturer disc?
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reviewed Close Subdomains on a multidomain EV SSL
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reviewed Leave Open Listening to phone calls as user profiling for marketing
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comment Listening to phone calls as user profiling for marketing
NoScript dials back, and ABP shows ads...
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comment Listening to phone calls as user profiling for marketing
Have you done web searches for XYZ?
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comment anti cloning hard disk
@IlGala - this is a 'mission impossible' scenario. If you give the machine to your customer, say 'Good bye' to your intellectual property unless you want to hire a lawyer and enforce your rights. There is no technical solution for that.
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comment anti cloning hard disk
@IlGala - the use case is absolutely unclear. If a person has access to your computer, s/he can bloody well steal it.
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comment anti cloning hard disk
With Windows 10, you can consider the best half of your disk already cloned by Microsoft <s>
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comment anti cloning hard disk
@techraf - FDE is useful, but there are ways around it: acoustic keyloggers, shoulder surfing/cameras, "rubber hose cryptanalysis". A determined adversary with enough money can learn your password.
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comment anti cloning hard disk
@IlGala - 1. Use full-disk encryption. 2. Keep attackers away from your system when it is powered on or has been recently shut down.
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comment Best way to keep cell day to day phone calls private - is VOIP better?
Related: security.stackexchange.com/questions/39440/… and security.stackexchange.com/questions/33460/…