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Alexei
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165 votes
8 answers
59k views

Why is Mother’s Maiden Name still used as a security question?

65 votes
6 answers
12k views

Are there objective reasons to not allow Google Chrome extensions, but to allow Firefox extensions?

10 votes
4 answers
3k views

How to quickly find out what the threat nature of a password protected archive is without getting infected?

7 votes
6 answers
480 views

Are there any objective reasons to use dedicated user/password instead of identity providers within a large organization?

4 votes
1 answer
118 views

Is there any type of cyber attack for which the geographical distance between the attacker and the target matters?

3 votes
1 answer
157 views

How do applications such as password managers check leaked credentials and how can I get more results?

2 votes
1 answer
67 views

Is there any security reason to not allow adding authenticators for a certain account?

1 vote
1 answer
120 views

Does it make sense to not use a VPN while consuming some services such as Internet Banking?

1 vote
0 answers
84 views

Should I consider migrating away from OAuth 2.0 Implicit Flow for an internal application relying on Azure AD?

1 vote
0 answers
177 views

Recruiter pretends to have found my e-mail address through GitHub account. How to check if this is true? [closed]

1 vote
2 answers
135 views

How to ensure reasonable anonymity when submitting information to a platform?

0 votes
1 answer
99 views

Should I reply to e-mails that reached me by mistake (very low chance of being regular spam)?

0 votes
1 answer
1k views

CISCO VPN Client - Gateway's fingerprint has changed - what is the risk of simply accepting the change?

0 votes
1 answer
69 views

Is it possible to avoid exposing the fact that an e-mail address is used by a web application (API) while still ensuring a decent UX?