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LvB
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Why do SSL certificates have country codes (or other metadata)?

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Web Developer's responsibility for DDoS

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Does KRACK break TLS?

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Is a global DNS record a security risk for phpMyAdmin?

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Difference between TPM, TEE and SE

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Spectre/meltdown on a GPU

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HTTPS vs VPN - which is more secure

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Encrypting text data by replacing characters?

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Why is writing zeros (or random data) over a hard drive used when writing all ones is more beneficial?

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How is the session ID sent securely?

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How to check if my USB stick firmware can be rewritten via the USB port?

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How do attackers find the IP addresses of recently deployed servers?

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How to safely save passwords for a future administrator?

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Is it always better to put authorized_keys in one's own .ssh directory rather than in root's .ssh directory?

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How can one create one's own anti-virus scan server at home?

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SSO - What should happen when the user clicks "Log out"

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PAT vs. SSH - Why Bother with SSH?

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Why is Kali released as a VM?

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Are non-SSL connections safe in a local wireless network with password protection

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Are there any security implications in creating an SSH key for the root user?

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Can network admin detect port scan on a certain host?

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How is OAuth2 secure vs man-in-the-middle attacks

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What security risks are involved in using older HTTP protocols such as HTTP/1.x that would justify upgrading to HTTP/2 or HTTP/3?

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Should one reject login attempts when the correct password is newly added to a password deny list?

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Owner vs IT employee. Security and passwords

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How to properly sanitise a file name

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Is salting a hash more secure than encrypting it?

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Can one use a Credit Card as a Smart Card?

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What is worse for password strength, a poor password policy or no password policy at all?

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What if someone steals a Certificate authority's private key?

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