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267 votes
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Search for military installed backdoors on laptop

229 votes
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What does it mean to "burn a zero-day"?

213 votes
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Is momentary physical access dangerous?

166 votes
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Wiping an SSD with Parted Magic seemed too quick

160 votes
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Why would an attacker ever want to sit on a zero-day exploit?

156 votes
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How do services with high uptime apply patches without rebooting?

156 votes
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Why add username to salt before hashing a password?

148 votes
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Someone is trying to brute-force(?) my private mail server... very... slowly... and with changing IPs

133 votes
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Can someone read my E-Mail if I lose ownership of my domain?

131 votes
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Alternatives to anti-virus for keeping oneself safe

122 votes

Can secret GET requests be brute forced?

112 votes

Is this Paypal Github SDK reference really a dangerous site?

105 votes
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Why is JavaScript "safe" to run in the browser?

95 votes
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Is it secure to use MD5 to verify the integrity of small files (less than 15kb)?

91 votes
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Can a hacker, that knows my IP address, remotely access accounts I have left logged in on my computer?

90 votes

Are most Linux systems that allow non-root users to execute code straightforwardly rootable?

89 votes
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Is there a way to make sure my government does not swap out SSL certificates?

89 votes
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Security BY obscurity is horrible. Is security AND obscurity good?

89 votes
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Is exposing the server time a security risk?

86 votes

How long should a hash be to be absolutely secure?

85 votes
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How can Android encryption be so fast?

85 votes
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Why has Ubuntu 18.04 moved back to insecure Xorg?

82 votes

Is HostGator storing my password in plaintext?

79 votes
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Is an up-to-date browser secure on an out-of-date OS?

76 votes
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What makes Random Number Generators so fragile?

74 votes
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Can the previewable option in file managers execute malware?

70 votes
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Does this mean Target's twitter was successfully attacked?

66 votes
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If a container is compromised does that mean host also compromised?

66 votes

Should one buy new hardware after a system compromise?

64 votes
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Is there any hope of getting my pictures back after an iPhone factory reset some day in the future?

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