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39 votes

Is `curl {something} | sudo bash -` a reasonably safe installation method?

33 votes

Isn't "Dave's protocol" good if only the database, and not the code, is leaked?

30 votes

Data Encryption by Application vs Data Encryption in Database

8 votes
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Why does pinning a CA root certificate not present a security risk?

7 votes
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Mystery link containing fragment identifier in malicious email

5 votes
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How to securely share sensitive info (such as API keys) with freelancers?

4 votes

Github account hacked and repo wiped - Github Response

4 votes
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Is anything missing in the offline software licensing plan?

3 votes

How can Instagram cause Chrome to attempt to login and show me my username when I'm using incognito mode?

3 votes

Anonymity: standardization or randomization?

3 votes

Is there a way to safely run untrusted code on a local machine for a videogame

2 votes

Cache side-channels: Prime & Probe attack

2 votes

Private contact discovery - calculating probability of false positive

2 votes

Generate Fake Encrypted Data

2 votes

Why do web browsers provide websites with plain text passwords?

2 votes

General security of offline databases (like SQLite)

1 vote
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How to identify the right hash from a list of salts and pre-given password during authentication?

1 vote

OpenSSL EVP aes_256_cbc Initialization Vector Size

1 vote

Does encapsulation of encryption within a library provide some kind of additional security?

1 vote
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Password policies and keyspace question

1 vote
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What kinds of attacks are possible with credentials to a read-only Postgres user?

1 vote

SQL Injection Escaping Challenge Security Shepherd

1 vote
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Difference between OpenPGP symmetric encryption and AES-256?

0 votes

Is HMAC required when using TLS communication?