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Sep
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comment Applying file deltas to an encrypted file
related: Updating stored, encrypted containers on a server.
Sep
1
comment Updating stored, encrypted containers on a server
related: Applying file deltas to an encrypted file.
Sep
1
comment Is it possible to design a system where the client doesn't have to trust the server?
related: all the questions tagged "host-proof" over on the crypto stackexchange.
Aug
29
awarded  Curious
Aug
29
comment What is the point in having arbitrary username requirements?
related: security.stackexchange.com/questions/65503/… .
Aug
15
comment Difference between OS X md5 and gnu md5sum
+1. You might mention that this problem bites a lot of people: 1, 2, 3, etc.
Aug
15
asked Why recommend “letters, numbers, and special characters” in a User ID?
Aug
13
comment What are the security reasons for disallowing the plus sign in email addresses?
related: "plus haters"
Jul
5
awarded  Excavator
Jul
5
revised best place to store backup encryption key
clarify exactly who is waiting
Jul
5
suggested suggested edit on best place to store backup encryption key
Jul
4
revised Why do ATMs accept any PIN?
clarify that "verifying your PIN using your ATM card" is a hypothetical scenario used to explain why the actual system is not like that.
Jul
4
suggested suggested edit on Why do ATMs accept any PIN?
Jul
4
awarded  Civic Duty
May
29
awarded  Notable Question
May
5
awarded  Nice Question
Apr
19
revised Is there anything standing in the way of email encryption going mainstream?
fix technical glitch that doesn't affect the main argument.
Apr
19
suggested suggested edit on Is there anything standing in the way of email encryption going mainstream?
Feb
28
awarded  Yearling
Feb
6
comment Sharing passwords through email can be considered insecure?
plaintextoffenders.com/about says "sending the password via email ... is bad." That seems to directly contradict "For most webs and services it is ok to send you a clear password ... to your e-mail." Did you maybe intend to put a "not" somewhere in that sentence?