Joe
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XKCD #936: Short complex password, or long dictionary passphrase?
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How does SSL/TLS work?
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How to securely hash passwords?
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What technical reasons are there to have low maximum password lengths?
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Do any security experts recommend bcrypt for password storage?
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Is my developer's home-brew password security right or wrong, and why?
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Police forcing me to install Jingwang spyware app, how to minimize impact?
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"Diffie-Hellman Key Exchange" in plain English
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My college is forcing me to install their SSL certificate. How to protect my privacy?
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Does https prevent man in the middle attacks by proxy server?
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Convince people not to share their password with trusted others
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Password management for kids - what's a good way to start?
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I found unknown PHP code on my server. How do I de-obfuscate the code?
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4-dial combination padlock: Is it more secure to zero it out or to blindly spin the dials after locking?
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How can PayPal spoof emails so easily to say it comes from someone else?
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Can someone take down Wi-Fi signal?
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https security - should password be hashed server-side or client-side?
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What "hacking" competitions/challenges exist?
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Is public Wi-Fi a threat nowadays?
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Is momentary physical access dangerous?
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How do I run proper HTTPS on an Internal Network?
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Hacker used picture upload to get PHP code into my site
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What are the pros and cons of site wide SSL (https)?
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Is it OK to tell your password to your company's sysadmin?
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How to disclose a security vulnerability in an ethical fashion?
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Is there any security threat with open WiFi connection?
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I almost searched my password, but didn't press enter. Is my password at risk, because of autocomplete or anything else?
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Are there objective reasons to not allow Google Chrome extensions, but to allow Firefox extensions?
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Does the local network need to be hacked first for IoT devices to be accessible?
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How to learn penetration testing at home?