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1 vote

Is (safe) encryption over compromised line impossible?

1 vote

Why is root security enforced but $HOME typically unprotected?

2 votes

How can we eliminate passwords given the problems with biometric authentication?

5 votes

Does legitimate tech support use remote control software?

11 votes

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

3 votes

At what point is deleted data irrecoverable?

2 votes

What is the attack scenario against which encrypted files provide protection?

7 votes

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

1 vote

Why are stored procedures and prepared statements the preferred modern methods for preventing SQL Injection over mysql real escape string() function

0 votes

Would a difficult to access "Key" be an option to securely solve the Apple vs. FBI problem?

12 votes

How long should a hash be to be absolutely secure?

-4 votes

Is there a way to add salted hashing to my user authentication without breaking my former login server

2 votes

Schemes/ Mechanisms that could provide one time decryption?

1 vote

If we should encrypt the message rather than the method of transfer, why do we care about wifi security? Is this just security theatre?

0 votes

Log user out after change of IP address?

11 votes

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

3 votes

Why are KDFs slow? Is using a KDF more secure than using the original secret?

16 votes

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

39 votes

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

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

Website returning plaintext password

1 vote

Replacing Windows 7 security updates with anti-virus?

32 votes

Do my Windows system binaries contain sensitive information?

0 votes

Doesn't the choice of encryption algorithm add entropy by itself?

2 votes

Encryption Key vs. One-Time Pad Brute Force

1 vote

Does the destruction of sensitive information limit the choice of hard drives to non-flash based devices?

1 vote

How to Verify Integrity of Transferred Files in a Client Server Protocol

1 vote

Assessing risks Physical security of devices

0 votes

Is it better to use an unsuitable hashing algorithm instead of none at all?

2 votes

What should a verification email consist of?