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comment Is using a public-key for logging in to SSH any better than saving a password?
If "not using a passphrase isn't smart", then why does the OpenSSL documentation specifically say that "it may be a good thing to avoid protecting it with a password" ? (Should I ask this as an independent question?)
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answered Computing entropy for a passphrase ( minimal word length … )
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comment How safe is the 256-bit encryption used in bank transactions?
@GuySirton: While many people would be surprised if it turns out that factoring is NP-hard, is there any proof that factoring is definitely not NP-hard?
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revised How can I block an IP, if I'm getting many http requests in a second?
capitalize "IP", etc.
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comment how to stop write downs
Is this a duplicate of Are there a standard method(s) for me to give someone else read-only access to my data?
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answered iOS app - hash user password in-app or on-server?
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comment iOS app - hash user password in-app or on-server?
@Polynomial: All websites that use "HTTPS" already somehow handle certificate distribution and management. Are you seriously saying that websites using "HTTPS" are nonstandard and too inconvenient for typical users?