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comment Does multiple numbers per button have an effect on security?
@Iszi and I totally get that. BUT, there is a chance that by having universal smudging, that patterns would be harder to discern. Look, I know I'm reaching for a benefit to the scheme, but it is something to comes to mind. There are a lot of coincidental dependencies, but it's in the realm of possibility.
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comment Does multiple numbers per button have an effect on security?
On a keypad with 20 buttons, the oft used buttons will get smudges and the search space would be reduced. With fewer buttons, you increase the chance that all buttons would be smudged, thereby potentially reducing wear/smudge patterns as a way of reducing the search space.
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comment Does multiple numbers per button have an effect on security?
But you can't have just one button .... The problem with your assessment is that it only holds if the number of digits is unknown or unknowable. With products like this, it is trivial to know the length, which makes fewer buttons a problem..
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comment What other actions can I take to remove malware from an compromised device and how do I do them?
@DreamingAboutJohnCena with a username like yours, I hope you're a good writer :) Tell you what, edit your question with the link, but I will close this question in its current format. If people read the full story, we might be able to salvage the question and put you on another train of thought.
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comment What other actions can I take to remove malware from an compromised device and how do I do them?
@DreamingAboutJohnCena I agree that your questions of a deep factory wipe or a list of verified processes for your device, they can be answered, but they are for your device vendor. This isn't a security question.
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comment Does multiple numbers per button have an effect on security?
@Ben this is a pretty standard device - there is no complexity like you suggest.
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comment What other actions can I take to remove malware from an compromised device and how do I do them?
@DreamingAboutJohnCena we get a LOT of people coming here and claiming that a hacker has hacked them and griefing them. 99% of the time, it is a user who is freaking out over nothing or a simple technical issue. We ask about proof that there has been an actual compromise so that we don't waste our time. As to your question, regardless of being hacked, your question is a technical support question for your device vendor. You want a deep factory wipe or a list of verified processes for your device. That's something only the vendor can help you with.
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comment UDP flood from my own IP
I'm not sure I believe Symantec about IGMP. I'm not seeing a security question here (at least not yet).
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@FirstLast how do you know that things are public? How do you know that people know what you watch?
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