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reviewed Close Is VLC on Linux vulnerable to an attack from .wmv files designed to install viruses?
Apr
25
reviewed Approve Does quick denial tell that you passwords are stored in plain text?
Apr
25
comment Does quick denial tell that you passwords are stored in plain text?
If you're calculating the hash in 10µs, you're doing it wrong. A proper calculation time would be something like 100ms — on the threshold of non-instant for human perception. I don't know where you got your numbers, they're several orders of magnitude off from the SO answers you cite.
Apr
25
answered Is it safe to include memory addresses in a program’s output?
Apr
24
revised Why gethosbyname() is as bad as gets() by design?
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Apr
24
answered Why gethosbyname() is as bad as gets() by design?
Apr
21
comment FIPS Compliance with HMACSHA1 vs HMACSHA256 / HMACSHA512
FIPS 140 level 1 is not particularly thorough. It doesn't take all that much more than functional testing. It does involve some paperwork, but I think “only” in the hundreds of pages range.
Apr
21
revised FIPS Compliance with HMACSHA1 vs HMACSHA256 / HMACSHA512
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Apr
21
answered FIPS Compliance with HMACSHA1 vs HMACSHA256 / HMACSHA512
Apr
21
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Apr
20
reviewed Leave Open Security concerns when using nginx as a lightweight URL shortener
Apr
19
awarded  Enlightened
Apr
19
awarded  Nice Answer
Apr
19
comment Security Concerns with X11 Forwarding
@DavidM.Syzdek I don't know of any security concern in allowing it on the server side. I don't know why it isn't always allowed (for a general account, that is — for an account that can only run a specific command, allowing port forwarding does increase what the account can do).
Apr
18
reviewed Reject What should you do if you catch ransomware mid-operation?
Apr
15
comment Password management in Firefox, Chrome and Safari
@HughAllen If you reinstall your OS, you'd better have saved your data, including of course saved passwords. This is unrelated to your choice of browsers.
Apr
11
reviewed Close Kali linux veil-evasion installation problem
Apr
11
reviewed Leave Open Is GCM still recommended?
Apr
5
revised Antivirus monitoring activity: why do they not have an internal firewall to prevent processes' access to user's documents?
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Apr
5
revised Android security document comparable to Apple's security document?
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