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comment unauthorized logging into my computer
Have you stop connecting to the internet using this computer? That would be an important first step until you figure out what to do. Is anyone else in charge of maintenance of this computer?
Jan
29
comment Is it secure to use similar password over different accounts?
Your passwords are not a random combination of characters?
Jan
18
comment Cleaning metadata of documents
@YorickdeWid: updated question.
Jan
18
revised Cleaning metadata of documents
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Jan
18
asked Cleaning metadata of documents
Jan
15
comment How should I securely type a password in front of a lot of people?
You should not only worry about the people around, but all other means of intercepting a password -- for example, key-loggers, or a camera taping your typing of the password.
Jan
10
comment How to know whether a textfile has been edited or tampered with?
-1, misses the standard solutions, which is use cryptographic signatures.
Jan
9
comment Is disabling sudo password prompt a security risk?
-1, obvious question.
Dec
15
revised How does Nautilus store passwords on Ubuntu?
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Dec
15
revised How does Nautilus store passwords on Ubuntu?
updating information
Dec
15
asked How does Nautilus store passwords on Ubuntu?
Dec
10
comment Analyzing whether browser certificates have been compromised
@CameronVerotti: yes.
Dec
10
asked Analyzing whether browser certificates have been compromised
Dec
8
comment Getting files back by paying Ransomware
" incidentally shows how POOR a job you have been doing advising them": some people are POOR at GETTING advise. That does not mean that the advise is not solid, it's just that the recipient is obtuse.
Dec
8
comment Getting files back by paying Ransomware
@BradMetcalf: I imagine they want bitcoins. So, at least no credit card or banking information will be compromised.
Sep
4
comment Are case-insensitive passwords a bad idea?
It might be that they capitalize (or turn into lowercase) all passwords and then hash them. Being case insensitive does not mean that it's not being hashed.
Aug
19
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Jul
6
awarded  Nice Answer
Jul
3
revised Why do security experts like Snowden use email services like Lavabit and Hushmail rather than self-hosted email?
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Jul
3
answered Why do security experts like Snowden use email services like Lavabit and Hushmail rather than self-hosted email?