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Oleksi
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  • Waterloo, Canada
319 votes

I found that the company I work for is putting a backdoor into mobile phones

30 votes
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What does it mean for a digital certificate to be "signed"?

14 votes
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Should IP addresses be validated to prevent SQL Injection?

14 votes
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What is better salted hash or openssl encryption?

12 votes

Hiding version - valuable or just security by obscurity?

12 votes
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Is a simple, but very long password a good password?

9 votes

Why aren't digital signatures the standard way to authenticate web clients?

8 votes
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Is OpenSSL secure enough?

7 votes

Hash function change

7 votes

How exactly is MD5 vulnerable to collision attacks?

7 votes

Is encrypting a salt value with a password/plaintext a viable alternative to straight up hashing?

7 votes

Can we prevent a man-in-the-middle attack with symmetric-key cryptography?

6 votes

what would be a good way for a doctor to send xrays encrypted to another doctor?

6 votes
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Is spam more likely to be sent to [email protected]? Would I be better off using a different address?

4 votes

Why some antiviruses detect viruses and some not?

4 votes

Password hashes should run md5 thousands of time: really?

4 votes

Detecting malware hidden in P2P traffic

3 votes
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What encryption hash function I should use for password securing?

3 votes

What is an SSL certificate intended to prove, and how does it do it?

3 votes

How to provide security for passwords stored in Database?

3 votes

Why do some large companies still store passwords in plain text/decrypt-able format?

3 votes

Information Security Career tracks - Academically vs. IT certifications

3 votes

Why is security across a network "hard" to achieve?

3 votes

Is DRM considered Confidentiality, Integrity, Availability, or some combination of the three?

3 votes
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How safe is RSA generated public-private key pair?

2 votes

SQL field level encryption, how safe is it?

2 votes
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Is it possible to know the key if we have the original value and the hash using HmacSHA1?

2 votes

How often should an SSH key pair be changed?

2 votes

What is entropy in the context of passwords?

2 votes

Is using encryption the only viable option to thwart password sniffing?