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Why are salted hashes more secure for password storage?

404 votes
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"Diffie-Hellman Key Exchange" in plain English

269 votes
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What is certificate pinning?

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Best Practice: ”separate ssh-key per host and user“ vs. ”one ssh-key for all hosts“

236 votes
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What is a good analogy to explain to a layman why passwords should be hashed?

193 votes

Is Google spying on all of us?

179 votes
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Where to store a server side encryption key?

170 votes

Is Google overreaching by forcing me to use TLS?

151 votes
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What exactly does it mean when Chrome reports 'no certificate transparency information was supplied by the server?'

149 votes

Is "password knocking" a good idea?

139 votes
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What prevents me from buying a SSL certificate for a domain I don't control?

117 votes
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Bad practice to have a "god" password?

110 votes
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How secure is Ubuntu's default full-disk encryption?

93 votes
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How secure are the FIDO U2F tokens

82 votes

Can my mouse have virus and infect other machines?

81 votes

Two-Step vs. Two-Factor Authentication - Is there a difference?

79 votes

What makes it illegal to use the information learned by exploiting a bug?

72 votes
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Does the average user really need a password manager?

70 votes

Is saving passwords in Chrome as safe as using LastPass if you leave it signed in?

69 votes
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Is all data sent over SSH encrypted?

68 votes

Is it bad practice to use your real name online?

65 votes

Why shouldn't we roll our own?

62 votes

Is using SHA-512 for storing passwords tolerable?

62 votes

What is the purpose of "gibberish" comments posted to my blog?

59 votes
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Is 7-Zip's AES encryption just as secure as TrueCrypt's version?

58 votes
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Should websites be allowed to disable autocomplete on forms or fields?

57 votes

Are two firewalls better than one?

56 votes

How do you deal with massive port scans?

53 votes
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Can a lock picker slowly undermine the security of a deadbolt door?

50 votes

If DNSSEC is so questionable, why is it ahead of DNSCurve in adoption?

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