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Jan
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answered How can I prevent data scraping on my website?
Jan
18
comment Why use random salts?
While what you say is true, note that salts should be globally unique across all systems in the world, not just within your own system, which is hard to do except by making them random.
Jan
17
answered SSL digital certificate process - high level
Jan
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Jan
15
answered Why do most browsers store browsing history by default?
Jan
15
comment 2FA: Difference between Storing Backup Codes & Secret Key
@AlienBoy Yes, it's much safer to store backup codes than secret keys.
Jan
15
answered Public Key Encryption instead of passwords
Jan
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answered 2FA: Difference between Storing Backup Codes & Secret Key
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Dec
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comment File encryption on a solid state drive
A cold boot attack is difficult to execute, and full-disk encryption will thus protect you against the vast majority of likely data compromises. It's unlikely to be worth worrying about unless you have good reason to believe that a hostile government is targeting you specifically.
Dec
22
answered How to store passwords written on a physical notebook?
Dec
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answered Why are there places that still advises to use complex-only passwords?
Nov
24
comment “FROM” mail spoofing
Anyone who can see the email can see the full headers; you don't need to be an admin. In the Gmail web interface, pull down the arrow at the top right and select "Show original".
Nov
24
comment Is DNSSEC really useless if TLS is properly configured?
@JasperWallace No, just because an attacker can spoof you (maybe you're on a public wifi network that they control), that doesn't mean they can also spoof a CA that is running its own recursive DNS servers.
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Nov
10
answered If service is http over TLS/SSL is communication completely safe?
Nov
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answered RSA: Do private keys have to be private?
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