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Stephane
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What type of pattern should I use for my passwords?

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Why aren't sessions exclusive to an IP address?

78 votes

Is full disk encryption on a server in a secure data center pointless?

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How great is the risk in publicly sharing part of a private key?

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Why should I care if a site uses encryption or not if I'm not exchanging any sensitive data?

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Can an open Wi-Fi hotspot be considered "secure" when using a VPN connection?

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BitLocker Drive Encryption NOT secure from drive mapping on network

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Keylogger web application protection

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Are passwords that are manually typed in really unrecoverable from memory or disk?

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Are there any OSes that verify program signatures before executing them?

47 votes

Can a virus destroy the BIOS of a modern computer?

40 votes

Is it secure to consume services over HTTPS which is not signed by a trusted CA?

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Should I use a second/dedicated IP address for SSH?

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Are .dll files normally found in system32 but now in a user’s AppData folder always suspicious?

30 votes

Relationship between Anonymity and Untraceability

28 votes

Is it a bad idea to add random characters to user ID and password?

27 votes

How to know whether a textfile has been edited or tampered with?

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What can I do if I discover that my password hash has been leaked in pastebin?

23 votes

A destructive force can always leak information through HTTP packets. Should I bother configuring outbound rules on my firewall?

22 votes

Does a compromised kernel give complete control over a device?

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Split an application into user and admin parts for security reasons?

21 votes

Is it a bad idea to have the user choose the TOTP secret instead of generating it automatically?

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How to safely allow upload of executable files

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Difference Between MD4 and MD5 encryption

18 votes

Prevention measures against laptop seizure at US borders

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Are there secure alternatives to single-use password reset links?

17 votes

Why is the subject's public key not used for encryption in SSL?

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Is it required to have the same Domain Name and Common Name for SSL Certificate?

15 votes

Why do some bank websites use passwords that are not case sensitive?

14 votes

How to find the actual address of spoofed IPs?

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