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I am an experienced software developer for both technical and business software, mainly in C#/.NET.


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comment Can a lock picker slowly undermine the security of a deadbolt door?
Are you sure, they did not already entered that door in an unobserved time? And now come back to read out the HW-Keylogger for example?
Nov
19
comment Are the top ten flashlight apps maliciously stealing data and sending it to China, India, and Russia?
This one does not show up in the top ten (it 24th actually) but requires only what is expected: TeslaLED
Nov
18
comment How to use public WiFi safely?
Or, use a paid service of your choice and trust, to avoid the hassle of having your own VPN.
Nov
18
comment How to be secure on a unsecured wifi?
Why should this stop Firesheep in any way?
Nov
13
comment Why do some unrelated websites (appear to) share certificates?
I can copy this very strange behavior. I am located in Switzerland. This site, security.stackexchange.com, however, has the certificate as expected.
Nov
13
comment should I not accept cookies for the sake of anonymity?
Not accepting cookies helps somewhat. An efficient method to escape storing cookies is to use the "anonymous" browsing feature of Firefox and Chrome.
Oct
30
comment Code Signing Confusion
In short: A certificate from a thrusted party will say it's from YOU, a self-signed certificate will say it's from THAT ONE AGAIN, it the user chose to thrust the certificate once.
Oct
30
comment Code Signing Confusion
@RahilArora What means "You identity is verified by the Windows"? Do you mean a CA here, or Microsoft?
Oct
29
revised Is my phone carrier monitoring my traffic?
Small precisions in title and body
Oct
29
suggested suggested edit on Is my phone carrier monitoring my traffic?
Oct
29
revised Why do I need to hide my phone's IMEI
Weakened comparison to GUID a bit, because actually they are not exactly the same, just similar in purpose.
Oct
29
revised How can I detect a VPN connection (even just in some cases) to get the real location of the user
clarified title, reworded the body a bit, cleanup tags
Oct
29
suggested suggested edit on How can I detect a VPN connection (even just in some cases) to get the real location of the user
Oct
29
comment How can I detect a VPN connection (even just in some cases) to get the real location of the user
You could add a second factor to your sign-up process, like sending/receiving an SMS or even a landline call, then using the number to guess the location.
Oct
29
awarded  Citizen Patrol
Oct
29
revised Why do I need to hide my phone's IMEI
Precised uniqueness of the IMEI
Oct
29
suggested suggested edit on Why do I need to hide my phone's IMEI
Oct
29
comment Why do I need to hide my phone's IMEI
@NickT: Well, they are similar in terms that they are unique, and allow to identify a single entity.
Oct
28
awarded  Enlightened
Oct
28
awarded  Nice Answer