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42 votes
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Is it bad to have cameras using a static IP address?

39 votes

What is the purpose of the rotating plate in front of the lock?

32 votes

Do my Windows system binaries contain sensitive information?

27 votes
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Should I worry about remote timing attacks on string comparison?

19 votes

Police forcing me to install Jingwang spyware app, how to minimize impact?

16 votes

Should the average user with no special access rights be worried about SMS-based 2FA being theoretically interceptable?

15 votes

Reversible Hash Function?

14 votes

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

12 votes

How long should a hash be to be absolutely secure?

11 votes

How to explain to traditional people why they should upgrade their old Windows XP device?

11 votes

Assuming I'm using Starbucks Wifi, is there a point of using a VPN if I want to remain anonymous?

8 votes

Is Adblock (Plus) a security risk?

7 votes

Is blurring face secure?

7 votes

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

7 votes

How completely wipe information of overwritten files and folder?

7 votes

Does the saying "physical access = game over" apply to smartphones, too?

6 votes

What is the possible impact of dirtyc0w a.k.a. "Dirty COW" bug?

6 votes

Website returning plaintext password

6 votes
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How do AV scanners in VirusTotal check if a file is malicious or not and how trustworthy is its report?

6 votes

Why are drives overwritten three times when being disposed of?

5 votes

Is an 80 bit password good enough for all practical purposes?

5 votes

Security of Linux Full Disk Encryption (Ubuntu / Mint) -insecure?

5 votes

Long term HDD storage solution

5 votes

Is it safe to rely on UUIDs for privacy?

5 votes
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Is wiping memory at code/end good practise?

5 votes

Does legitimate tech support use remote control software?

4 votes
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Recent Fritz Box exploit

4 votes

Is it possible to recover securely deleted data from a hard drive using forensics?

4 votes
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Random salt - necessary for a single user?

4 votes

Hashing a credit card number for use as a fingerprint