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Mar
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comment Why do mobile apps have fine-grained permissions while desktop apps don't?
Of course, fine grained permissions are utterly useless, because many apps declare such ridiculous lists of what they need and afaik, it is always all or nothing if you need to use the app.
Nov
13
comment How secure is NTFS encryption?
Hi Michael. Your answer does not seem to fit with the others. Admins can reset my password, but that renders the encrypted data unusable(?) The other answers describe the decryption key being dependent on knowing the actual password. Resetting it shouldnt matter(?)
Nov
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comment Why use a Smartcard for (Two Factor) Auth instead of another medium?
@AndréDaniel - you are pretty wrong. (SD card, right?) just take close look. It's the same thing we had back with floppy disks: Just a switch the drive has to heed. Trust me, I tried it, both my external and my internal SD card reader couldn't care less about that switch.
Oct
31
comment Why use a Smartcard for (Two Factor) Auth instead of another medium?
Note also that the SD card switch is pretty much ignored by any PC card reader I know. I think mostly only consumer devices like cameras check that switch.
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revised Do actual penetration testers actually use tools like metasploit?
Failed to parse "pentester". Replayced it with spelt-out version.
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suggested approved edit on Do actual penetration testers actually use tools like metasploit?
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accepted How secure is Windows Auto-Logon?