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Steve Sether
  • Member for 7 years, 10 months
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  • Minneapolis MN
223 votes

While working from home, is it a bad idea to give the company you work for your IP address?

144 votes
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Does it improve security to use obscure port numbers?

138 votes
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If a provider sees the last 4 characters of my password, can they see it in full?

130 votes
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Why are my plastic credit card and activation code sent separately?

100 votes
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Why should we care about Adobe Flash?

84 votes

Why is TCP more secure than UDP?

83 votes

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

69 votes

Why is Gbt3fC79ZmMEFUFJ a weak password?

62 votes

Why don't OSes protect against untrusted USB keyboards?

61 votes

How to proceed with a white-hat hacker claiming a vulnerability?

59 votes

Why do we still use keys to start cars? why not passwords?

53 votes

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

52 votes
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Should I disable TLS 1.0 on my servers?

52 votes

Advantages to killing sessions after 5 minutes?

47 votes
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Is using 'echo' to display attacker-controlled data on the terminal dangerous?

38 votes
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How to securely counter users from adding a single digit to their old password upon creating a new one?

36 votes

If I protected myself from POODLE am I also protected against DROWN

36 votes

Why is a public key called a key - isn't it a lock?

35 votes

Is it possible for corporation to intercept and decrypt SSL/TLS traffic?

29 votes

Why is external access to a server via SSH considered insecure?

28 votes

How can caller ID be faked?

26 votes

Is there any meaning in only allowing port 80 and 443 today?

25 votes

Why is root security enforced but $HOME typically unprotected?

21 votes

Has a benefit been demonstrated for credit card machines asking for ZIP code?

19 votes

Are zip codes considered to be personal identifying information?

18 votes
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Are case-insensitive passwords a bad idea?

18 votes

How critical is it to keep your password length secret?

18 votes
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Is the undesirable conversion of a scientific number a vulnerability?

16 votes

Does anybody not store salts?

16 votes
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Using encryption inside of SSL connection

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