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Dec
15
comment Does injecting querystring values directly into HTML pose a security risk?
@A.L That's one way to do it. But the point is, it is making the user trust the vulnerable site's information to be true and accurate; I've seen many "fake" Adobe Flash player installs that bring lots of "additional features", or viruses, in
Dec
15
comment Does injecting querystring values directly into HTML pose a security risk?
@A.L Social Engineering. Like phishing
Nov
22
comment Removing a Redirect Virus from Fedora Linux
That won't matter if it only affects certain browsers
Sep
12
awarded  Editor
Sep
12
revised Is my custom password hashing algorithm insecure?
Brief Grammar corrections
Sep
12
suggested approved edit on Is my custom password hashing algorithm insecure?
Sep
8
comment Can I scratch off the magnetic strip off a debit card to only allow chip and PIN?
Did you report the robbery as soon as you knew about it?
May
28
comment If a Windows laptop with an encrypted hard disk is stolen, can the contents be accessed by a professional hacker?
Related: security.stackexchange.com/questions/57153/…
May
22
comment How does forensic software detect deleted files
See security.stackexchange.com/q/8965/5336 as well
May
22
comment How to recover securely deleted data
@sebleblanc Very nice, thanks
May
2
comment Decrypting FDE in Disaster Recovery
Very nice answer! I am glad to know there are recovery methods available
May
2
accepted Decrypting FDE in Disaster Recovery
May
2
asked Decrypting FDE in Disaster Recovery
Apr
5
comment Tools for Verifying Secure Deletion
@anti-weakpasswords wow, never knew that!
Apr
4
awarded  Commentator
Apr
4
comment Tools for Verifying Secure Deletion
Glass isn't mentioned anywhere on that page. The platters are always metal, iirc
Apr
4
comment Tools for Verifying Secure Deletion
Glass shards in a hard drive?
Nov
18
awarded  Critic
Nov
3
comment Phone Privacy for Small Business
That would require a whole separate answer. I'd check the android stack exchange for rooting and custom firmware
Nov
3
comment Phone Privacy for Small Business
Practical is opinion based. On my cells, I replaced all but the phone app with alternatives. It's possible, which answers your question. As in that post, don't use Google apps, and you won't need to enter your Google information