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Jul
28
comment LastPass Grid Authentication vs Google Authenticator which one is more secure?
As far as I understand Google authenticator is in no way SMS based.
Jul
24
comment “Web of trust” for self-signed SSL certificates?
CAs are not supposed to check trustworthy vs. malicious, their purpose is to check if a public key really belongs to the entity stated in the certificate.
Jul
23
comment I store my passwordstore.org data in the cloud. Are my passwords safe?
Provided the encryption happens locally :-)
Jul
20
suggested suggested edit on Domain Name Thefts
Jun
27
comment Practical advantage of requiring VPN for SSH
The best way to add additional information to your question is by editing it, with the edit button. It is better visible that way, and comments are mainly for secondary, temporary purposes. Comments are removed under a variety of circumstances. Anything important to your question should be in the question itself.
Jun
15
revised What are the enhancements of SHA1 compared to MD5?
reworded Title to match the actual question, improved grammar - the last sentence is beyond my ability to understand.
Jun
15
revised Authentication through digital certificates plus signature
formatting of quote
Jun
15
revised What cryptosystem makes the encrypted text look like random noise?
starting from replacing "than" with the correct "then" I improved the grammar in that sentence.
Jun
15
awarded  Critic
Jun
15
suggested suggested edit on Authentication through digital certificates plus signature
Jun
15
suggested suggested edit on What cryptosystem makes the encrypted text look like random noise?
Jun
15
suggested suggested edit on What are the enhancements of SHA1 compared to MD5?
Jun
11
answered Web authentication - password vs key file
Jun
7
suggested suggested edit on Can I add a password to an existing private key?
Jun
2
awarded  Teacher
Jun
1
answered Can I add a password to an existing private key?
Jun
1
comment Can I add a password to an existing private key?
May I suggest you explain the meaning of "orthogonal" in this case?
May
14
revised Can I brute-force a password hash even if I don't know the hash-algorithm used?
improved grammar, one "know" was really missing.
May
14
suggested suggested edit on Can I brute-force a password hash even if I don't know the hash-algorithm used?
May
8
revised Is it a good idea to store Email addresses as hash only?
one "know" too many