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AJ Henderson
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366 votes
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Passwords being sent in clear text due to users' mistake in typing it in the username field

99 votes

How does the authentication in the new UK £1 coin work?

85 votes
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Is it safe to send clear usernames/passwords on a https connection to authenticate users?

62 votes

How to report vulnerabilities without being regarded as a hacker?

60 votes
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How dangerous might be publishing a public key?

58 votes
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Why are brute-force password-cracking attacks not automatically detected and thwarted?

55 votes

Is publishing your public IP address a security threat?

55 votes

Why is client-side hashing of a password so uncommon?

46 votes

How is an ATM secure?

46 votes

Does a virus need to be clicked on to function?

39 votes

How can I watch porn, safely, and not get a virus on my machine or infect corporate data

37 votes
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Storing KeePass database in cloud. How safe?

34 votes
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Why can SSL certificates not be free of charge?

34 votes

Why are chips safer than magnetic stripes?

33 votes
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Why use a Smartcard for (Two Factor) Auth instead of another medium?

31 votes

Can you say that since one time pad encryption is unbreakable, it is the best if used properly?

30 votes
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Best practices for handling computer viruses

29 votes

How do I deal with companies that call and ask for personal information?

28 votes
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What is this authentication method/approach called?

28 votes
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Is salting a hash really as secure as common knowledge implies?

28 votes
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Is 2FA really necessary with long, high entropy passwords?

26 votes
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Why on earth would anyone use the 'top secret' option of IPv4?

26 votes

How safe is SSL?

24 votes
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Safe to make a VPN connection over coffee shop WIFI?

23 votes

Consequences of grey hat hacking

23 votes

Why are salted hashes more secure for password storage?

22 votes
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How does SSO enhance security?

21 votes

Can we trust antivirus software?

21 votes

Is it bad practice to use your real name online?

20 votes
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Should you use VPN if the website uses HTTPS?

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