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Socket timeouts and DDOS [on hold]

I have a question about socket timeouts in TCP. If by doing a certain request to a server a client's socket is timed-out, can there be a security vulnerability ? Is a timeout synonymous to the ...
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Brute Forcing LUKS Full Disk Encryption - Time?

let's say we have encrypted our drive with AES 256 XTS and the following Hash: SHA1 with ~500k Iterations and a 20+ password SHA512 with ~250k Iterations and the same 20+ password. Let's think of ...
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Are servers that do not implement time services vulnerable to clock skew attacks?

An article describes clock skew attack possibilities §§: These can be attacked by repeatedly connecting to the hidden service, causing its CPU load, hence temperature, to increase and so ...