childofsoong
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Java UUID.randomUUID() or SecureRandom for id segment on URL?
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In terms of the raw amount of random bits, yes. Looking at the source for Java's random UUID generation, you can see they actually utilize the SecureRandom class to generate the raw bytes. So, the '...

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Can duct tape prevent hackers from watching me?
3 votes

Good webcams have a built-in feature that turns on the light whenever the camera is active specifically so you can't trick someone into thinking the camera isn't recording when it actually is. If it ...

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Explaining information leak to Lead dev
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It does provide a security risk, though it may not be a huge one. What that shows is actual code, which reveals: The language your backend uses (at least I hope that's your backend code - if you're ...

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How does encryption force a processor to "pause"?
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Your question sounds a little vague to me, so I can think of two things you might mean by forcing it to pause: A programmed pause - in the event that you don't have access to the password hashes, and ...

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Questions on true anonymity
5 votes

There are two general categories of vulnerability to your anonymity that I would be concerned with given that setup: Using web sites that identify you (it's a moot point if you then go log into ...

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Private VPN server in public cloud
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3 votes

In regards to your first question: The protocols you use will matter when leaving the VPN and going to the servers that you are trying to contact, so anyone sniffing traffic to those servers will be ...

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Using Tor browser on a Windows machine
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In short, you only have Microsoft's promise that they won't do that. If Microsoft were to log your activity inside programs for their own purposes, they would likely come under a lot of fire for ...

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