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Daniel Li
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1255 votes
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666k views

How does SSL/TLS work?

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926 votes
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How to securely hash passwords?

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861 votes
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What technical reasons are there to have low maximum password lengths?

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199 votes
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Why not use larger cipher keys?

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184 votes
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Why are chips safer than magnetic stripes?

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178 votes
9 answers
293k views

Can webcams be turned on without the indicator light?

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9 answers
237k views

Is Adblock (Plus) a security risk?

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What "hacking" competitions/challenges exist? [closed]

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106 votes
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Is sending password to user email secure?

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10k views

Why is blog spam always written so badly?

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98 votes
1 answer
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How are private keys kept private?

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Can anyone provide references for implementing web application self password reset mechanisms properly?

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97 votes
13 answers
14k views

Why do we lock our computers?

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4 answers
45k views

What are the career paths in the computer security field?

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80 votes
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89k views

How do major sites prevent DDoS? [duplicate]

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71 votes
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Is it enough to only wipe a flash drive once?

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64 votes
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Is posting from HTTP to HTTPS a bad practice?

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61 votes
8 answers
4k views

What are the career paths in the (illegal) computer security field?

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54 votes
7 answers
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Virus Encoded in Video

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5 answers
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How does a country block its citizens from accessing a site?

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How do you prevent physical backups from being stolen?

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