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Questions tagged [uwp]

Universal Windows Platform (UWP) is a platform for Windows apps that can run on all platforms - mobiles, tablets and PC's.

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Is it more secure to install an application in .exe form from official website or in UWP form from Microsoft store?

Many programs are available both in .exe form and in UWP form from Microsfot Store. From a security point of view, shoud I prefer to download from official website .exe,checksum it, check for https ...
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Where to save the token information?

I'm currently working on an end user Windows 10 application using the Microsoft UWP platform. Within this application the end user will be able to authenticate themselves using an oauth2 SSO service. ...
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Extracting public key created by an UWP app in KeyCredentialManager

I know of an app that is using https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/uwp/api/windows.security.credentials.keycredentialmanager to generate a key pair (supposedly stored in a TPM), and sequentially uses the ...
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OAuth Authentication - Shared Secrets

I am planning to use the Flickr API in a Windows Universal (UWP) application, written in C#. Early on in my prototype I stumbled upon a security flaw that I have been unable to find a reasonable ...
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UWP Windows 10 applications: Internals and Pentesting

I have tried looking into this topic. I started with understanding how differently a .exe Desktop app and a .appx Universal Windows app works. And this is my understanding: UWP apps will run in a ...