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Emacs and EasyPG not performing public key encryption

I have a file which I edit and encrypt following this guide. I'm a noob as far as security goes and thought that the point of including the line which specifies the cryptographic key to use -*- mode:...
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DMA attacks despite IOMMU isolation

If you're already familiar with PCI behavior and Linux's handling of DMA buffers, skip to the third section for my actual question. Otherwise read on for a small summary of how PCI devices perform ...
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Fully transparent proxy

By default mitmproxy will use its own local IP address for its server-side connections. What I want instead is mitmproxy to use the client’s IP address for server-side connections. The following ...
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OpenSSL EVP aes_256_cbc Initialization Vector Size

I'm looking at the crypto library examples (programmed in c) provided for OpenSSL EVP on OpenSSL Wiki. Their example for a 128 bit Initialization Vector is as follows: /* A 128 bit IV */ ...
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Openid connect nonce replay attack

The openid connect specification adds a nonce parameter to the authorize endpoint, which must be echoed back as a claim in the id_token. It claims that the purpose of this parameter is to prevent ...
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Pin required for accessing (smartcard) Card Authentication Slot

So let me set the stage: I have created an Intermediate Signing Certificate by way of the Yubico walkthrough: https://developers.yubico.com/PIV/Guides/Certificate_authority.html I made a couple ...
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dnsspoof not spoofing (requests and forwards real DNS packet)

I was trying to use dnsspoof but it did not work as expected. These are the steps I followed: Set IP forward in kernel to 1 arpspoof -i eth0 -t 192.168.1.39 -r 192.168.1.1 and arpspoof -i eth0 -t 192....
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SQL Injection Escaping Challenge Security Shepherd

I am using Security Shepherd as a training tool and I am now in challenge SQL Injection Escaping Challenge. The challenge is as it can be seen below: When I makae a query just like the one above (...
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importing OpenVAS xml in metasploit

I am practising in my lab with some metasploitable machines, and I just realised that the vulns declared by OpenVAS 6.01 in the scan report aren’t imported in Metasploit 4.11.5 by the db_import report-...
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Security implications of download attribute

The download attribute in an a element tells the browser to force the download of a file that otherwise would be interpreted by the browser. This is very convenient, since often users want to download ...
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Prevent against OTP abuse in app sign up flow

This may sound like an open ended question, but I would like to take my chances and understand if there is any way the rest of the community is handling this issue. Let's say there is an app that ...
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risk from USB-C port on locked laptop

If an attacker has access to the USB-C port on my laptop which is in powered on but at the lock screen, what is the risk that they are able to carry out an evil maid attack? Say I'm in the room but ...
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Protection against Android Reverse Engineering

I have been particularly trying to find the most effective measures to protect an apk from Reverse engineering and abusive use. While continuing my research I came across various top rated apps and ...
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PSD2 compliant two factor authentication

According to PSD2 the elements of the multi-factor authentication must be independent so the compromise of one element does not compromise the other. Here is the article from the directive: *...
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Can SRP be implemented using libsodium

I am using libsodium for cryptography and I want to use SRP for key exchange. The wikipedia page lists a python example, but I am not sure if and how I could convert this to libsodium function calls. ...

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