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revised Future proof encryption possible in theory?
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comment Is the date that a password was last changed useful to an attacker?
@PwdRsch - No problem. The specific document requiring this password policy is UL 1981 Second Edition, which governs site certification for alarm central station automation and monitoring systems. I don't have the document in front of me so I can't quote chapter and verse.
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comment What is the difference between http and https with a self-signed SSL certificate?
Something to keep in mind is that a self-signed certificate can be as secure as an externally-signed one; it simply has no trust chain extending to a common trusted root (like Verisign). If you trust the issuer of that certificate implicitly, you must take the additional step of installing the certificate in your CA store, telling your computer to trust it until you say otherwise. PKIs for corporate networks, in which a self-signed "golden key" is used as a trusted root to sign additional keys for company IT assets, are set up this way all the time.
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comment Why is Tor over HTTPS insecure?
Good points all. In addition, it should be mentioned that an entity that controls both an entry and exit node to the TOR onion can trace any message that enters and exits the onion through these nodes. It is believed that the U.S. Government controls many computers acting as Tor nodes, and so has some ability to trace onion-routed traffic.
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answered Is a server infrastructure fundamentally possible which the smartest person can't breach?
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