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comment How to prove my Gmail has been hacked?
@Lohoris or simply use "they": english.stackexchange.com/a/55/1824
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revised How to prove my Gmail has been hacked?
use "they" if you don't want to reveal the penetrator's gender
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comment Why do we not trust an SSL certificate that expired recently?
@Pacerier I was responding to Thomas' comment about the inconvenience of "free" CAs with "then let's run our own CA" but in an attempt to be funny quoting good old Bender's "I'll start my own park, with blackjack and hookers. In fact, forget about the park and blackjack"...
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comment What can hackers do with ability to read /etc/passwd?
The password is not encrypted, it is hashed
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comment Why do we not trust an SSL certificate that expired recently?
@Pacerier Aww, silly copyright... Here's another go, or kym. Not that the video contributed anything to this answer :P
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comment Is there cryptographic material in a phone's SIM card that can be used with RSA encryption?
Very helpful answer :) However, nowadays the standards seem to be KASUMI and MILENAGE, see here
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revised Why is device ownership useful?
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comment Is there cryptographic material in a phone's SIM card that can be used with RSA encryption?
Doesn't your second point defy the purpose of the private key being, you know, private?
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comment How to set up OpenSSH to use x509 PKI for authentication?
Thanks, looks promising
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comment How do I verify that WhatsApp is using end-to-end encryption?
Even if you sniff the packets and notice they are encrypted, you can't know for sure whether they are truly encrypted only to the recipient's key and not to a combined NSA key...
Jan
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comment Testing a password for similarity to previous hashes
I can perfectly agree with your point, personally I dislike all those basically awkward password policies... I just thought it worth mentioning that depending on your scenario a regular password change is no bad idea - do you actually always check your last unix login time? The IP address log may however be more helpful indeed, but still requires user attention...
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answered Testing a password for similarity to previous hashes