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Pentester, ex-developer, security researcher, reverse engineer, electronics tinkerer, internet activist, zombie eradicator, promulgator of useless facts, shrubbery inspector, bacon aficionado, devourer of donuts.

Strengths: Security, Crypto, Win32 API, C#, .NET, PHP, x86 assembly

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comment New DDos Attack on WordPress website
You could drop requests containing that pattern using iptables or mod_security.
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answered how to wipe RAM in Windows 7
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comment Processor microcode manipulation to change opcodes?
@user10008 You're correct - my statements above are a little misleading in hindsight. What I was trying to say is that the BIOS only uses a small subset of the instructions that a modern processor exposes, so you could modify certain extensions (e.g. x87 FPU, MMX, SSE, AES-NI, etc.) without affecting the functionality or execution of the BIOS itself.
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comment Questions about common exploits
Would the downvoter like to share their criticisms, rather than just providing abstract disagreement?
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comment Could running applets/videos trigger a drive-by download attack?
See also.
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comment How to store salt?
@cooky451 I'm not sure what you're asking, but I suggest creating a new question.
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