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awarded  Necromancer
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awarded  Yearling
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comment Is there a reason to protect SIM with PIN?
@Gilles: but the phone could be locked.
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answered Is there a reason to protect SIM with PIN?
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comment Who are these crazy referrers?
Take a look at wordpress.org/extend/plugins/akismet
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revised When should police be notified about host intrusion?
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comment When should police be notified about host intrusion?
Have you tried meldpuntcybercrime.nl/english_information.html ?
Aug
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comment What is reverse social engineering?
The paper defines it as "In a reverse social engineering attack, the attacker does not initiate contact with the victim. Rather, the victim is tricked into contacting the attacker herself." If this is correct it sums it up nicely.
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comment Who are these crazy referrers?
I don't know about Google internals, but I'm not sure it would make any sense to allow people not only to positively but also to negatively influence rank. Imaging the wars companies would wage in order to decrease their competition's rank instead of improving their own site...
Aug
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comment Asymmetric crypto: Decrypt own messages without having private key
Is "keyslots" a widespread or agreed-upon term for this? At least dm-crypt uses it...
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comment What would be a good way to guarantee security of theft and loss of sensitive data in a shared rack?
What kind of security? What threat?
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answered When should police be notified about host intrusion?
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comment Who are these crazy referrers?
Well don't forget about web analytics software, you don't have to painstakingly read apache access logs. I don't know how good referrer spamming works, but we know how spam works: As long as a single person clicks such a link it works out for spammers...
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answered Who are these crazy referrers?
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awarded  Enthusiast
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awarded  Caucus
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comment How do I run a security check on my WordPress server?
Or tripwire.org
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comment Mars Curiosity Rover Security
I just read an article about "How it might be possible to hack Curiousity". It has some good points! pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2408295,00.asp
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answered Block all BotNets and TOR addresses from accessing our site
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answered How Is It Possible For Hackers To “Dig Up The Dirt” On People?