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So if I wish to open "any" site on a new tab while doing my online shopping, is it safe The same origin policy should prevent other sites from accessing your data in the online shopping site. That is assuming that the shopping site has no vulnerabilities that leak data (CSRF, XSS, XSSI, broken CORS, broken messaging, etc.). Having only one tab ...


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The private keys are not displayed, not even ephemeral ones used only for that session. But public keys are displayed. Person with access to output of ssh -vvv would be able to identify the server in an internet scan (if server is open to the internet) and identify the client using something like "ssh public key is associated with github account". ...


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The only useful thing about your routine is cleaning the cookies. It's not useful in itself, it is just that, this way, you delete your login session and so a new login (which requires inputting a secret like a password) is required to interact with the shopping site. A better alternative (in terms of your user experience and security) would be logging out ...


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The option "-vvv" leads to displaying mot information on your display. An attacker that is only observing your network traffic will not get any of this information because the traffic between your terminal and remote host is encrypted. For instance, "-vvv" option leads to displaying information about environment variables defined on the ...


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I do this to ensure any other websites that I open on new tab does not sneak into my credit card information. Is this even possible or just a myth? That is simply not possible, because the browser doesn't allow such a request due to the same origin policy without the website explicitly stating it in their CORS headers; apart from that, credit card info isn'...


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I this happened to me by an Ebay scammer. UPS is very difficult to work with and it is almost impossible to speak to a person. The scammers know that you have limited ability to solve the problem because of privacy policies at the shipping companies. Since you are not the addressee, they will not give out information about the shipment. With enough ...


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