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


Dec
8
comment ISPs are now adding unique header identifiers to web traffic. Can this be avoided? If so, how?
Related: security.stackexchange.com/questions/74335/…
Dec
6
awarded  Yearling
Dec
5
awarded  Scholar
Dec
5
accepted How to find out whether an ISP adds a perma-cookie to my requests?
Dec
5
comment How to find out whether an ISP adds a perma-cookie to my requests?
Wow, HTTPBin is a nice tool in this case. Thanks also for the hint, that ISP's might only add that for specific sites.
Dec
5
awarded  Student
Dec
5
revised How to find out whether an ISP adds a perma-cookie to my requests?
clarified about the use case (browsing the internet)
Dec
5
asked How to find out whether an ISP adds a perma-cookie to my requests?
Nov
25
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
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 approved 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 approved edit on How can I detect a VPN connection (even just in some cases) to get the real location of the user