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May
30
comment Does disabling .htaccess improve security?
@Adnan, I agree but it's one less thing to worry about and it might help the admin sleep better at night.
Mar
31
comment Why using random salts?
Does the salt just need to be unique or is random important as well?
Mar
11
comment When secure email, is not really secure
Good point on the passive-only attacks and on tracking. Although, in this case I'd think they be more concerned with preventing a data breach than merely identifying who caused it after the fact.
Mar
11
comment When secure email, is not really secure
If they're assuming my mail is secure enough for the link, what do they really gain by not sending the data? Losing the link is the same as losing the data.
Sep
17
comment Asymmetric vs Symmetric Encryption
Thanks all for the answers!
Sep
17
comment Asymmetric vs Symmetric Encryption
So in other words strength is independent of symmetry?
Sep
16
comment Asymmetric vs Symmetric Encryption
Those are all valid reasons to use one or the other, but it doesn't quite speak to the "strength". Perhaps a better way to ask is "which is easier to break?"