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reviewed Edit How to know if certificate is self-signed
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revised How to know if certificate is self-signed
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answered Does a VPN Provider Know My MAC Address?
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comment Why do security experts like Snowden use email services like Lavabit and Hushmail rather than self-hosted email?
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revised Tool or Process to check for AES-NI support on processor?
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Jun
22
answered If I fill a hypothetical 1gb HDD with 1024 single 1mb files, will all sectors be overwritten?
Jun
19
comment Does the new Fedora package manager allow unauthorized installations?
@WoodrowBarlow: any changes to your sudoers file from default?
Jun
12
comment Why is Google still using a sha1 certificate on its own site when they are phasing them out in Chrome?
Sounds like a sufficiently exceptional case with quality enough information to me.
Jun
10
comment How do backdoors work?
How sly can they be? underhanded.xcott.com
Jun
8
answered Can other people monitor my internet activity in the same WiFi network?
Jun
7
revised Security Implications of Google's Two Step Authentication’s Backup Codes
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May
29
revised How do Travel Sentry locks work? (supposedly openable only by security agencies)
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May
27
awarded  Good Answer
May
26
comment Why did Facebook not use HSTS for a long time after it became available?
I'm guessing it's the fact that this last-bug-to-fix issue was cleared a few months ago.
May
26
awarded  Enlightened
May
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awarded  Nice Answer
May
26
answered How do Travel Sentry locks work? (supposedly openable only by security agencies)
May
21
comment Why did Facebook not use HSTS for a long time after it became available?
I'm going to wedge this question back open. The historical reasons for a major site to have issues can be the present issues for much of the world. They can also provide a lesson that people can effectively learn from as we steer towards using HTTPS as a default over HTTP.
May
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