The protection of computer systems and information from threats such as theft or data destruction.

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someone hacking my wifi router

I have wifi router at my home, and I have set a WPA2 security on it along with a strong password, but my neighbourer always hacks my wifi and I don't know how he breaks my security and gets my ...
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How to turn on “only elevate executables that are signed and validated” setting

I'm running Windows 10 Home, and I want to make sure that unsigned executables don't run (or at least I get a popup making sure that I want to run them).I found this page, but I cannot for the life ...
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“Your Connection is not private” - PC can’t go to any HTTPS sites on Chrome and Firefox

At my workplace, one of the computer has problems accessing “https://” websites. It only occurs to this machine and with web browsers Chrome and Firefox; Internet Explorer works with almost no problem ...
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Analyze Spectre and Meltdown Check Script by Red Hat

As you know Red Hat published a script to check the vulnerability of the system to Spectre and Meltdown. Kernel upgrade and activation/deactivation of some features is enough for avoid from these ...
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How to Restrict Windows software to specific directory?

Imagine I have an untrusted software which Do Not Want to access any directory except the one I specify (Restrict software access to an specific directory)Is there a way other than (Virtual machine &...
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How can I effectively restrict myself access to certain websites on Windows 10?

I want to restrict access to myself and I know how to do it using Hosts file but it can be easily disabled by editing this file. Is there a way to effectively restrict myself access to this file after ...
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How does BitTorrent ensure you connect to non-malicious peers when using DHT/Trackerless torrents?

As far as I understand, Trackers in torrents somewhat provide the promise that the peers it shows you are non-malicious.In trackerless torrents however, you fetch peers from other peers. How does ...
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How to get information from an installed malicious program?

I asked a question today on security.stackexchange.com Hijacked certificate and Remote Login. Office computer compromised with a virus? which is a question about a suspicious program named PROGRAM....
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Why does my browser think that https://1.1.1.1 is secure?

When I visit https://1.1.1.1, any web browser I use considers the URL to be secure.This is what Google Chrome shows:Normally, when I try to visit an HTTPS site via its IP address, I get a security ...
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How does a listener channel error like the one mentioned get resolved? [closed]

I have come across a listener channel error related to Exchange and IIS. Since I am new to IT Security concepts, I am unsure as to how to resolve it. Any guidance would be useful.Description:A ...
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This setting is managed by your domain administrator [migrated]

I'm following Let less secure apps access your account - Google Account Help, specifically "Option 2", however when I click on Less secure apps, I get following message:This setting is managed by ...
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Set variable ftp anon_root directory in ubuntu vsftpd

I have a FTP server running to let local users share files to anon users (friends and peers).The public share folder is called /PubRoot.But I do not want files to be accessed from such a ...
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sudo su not asking password even after changing password

I have an ubuntu instance with aws.After getting ssh login, I was able to change to root password with sudo su command.For security reasons, I wanted to change the root password.So I tries to ...
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Chrome showing insecure for a website. But other browsers show secured

I am trying to open an internet banking website in Chrome.Chrome is showing me that the website is insecure:But if I try using another browser like Safari it shows as secure:I checked with my ...
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CVE-2012-5785 fix in apache axis2 [closed]

Can anyone please tell me in which version of Apache axis2 CVE-2012-5785 is fixed?Thanks in advance
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About WS- Discovery port

By inspecting Sysmon event reportIs it normal to see open connections to Web Services Dynamic Discovery (WS- Discovery) port by applications as Regedit, cmd.exe, iexplore, tasklist and many others....
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Intercept traffic in open wifi hotspot to scare family into using VPN [closed]

I recently setup my own VPN and I love it. Now I'm staying at a hotel and there is only a public wifi hotspot that doesn't even require a password. I'm using my VPN, but my family won't listen to me ...
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If I enforce 100% USB encryption via BitLocker/MBAM, how do I facilitate USB imaging disks? [closed]

SituationMy organization wants to have a site-wide USB encryption policy where all USB drives are encrypted if used within our environment. This will be done via Bitlocker/MBAM. If a user inserts a ...
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Adding ALL RESTRICTED APPLICATION PACKAGES to folder permissions

I'm unable to add the user, ALL RESTRICTED APPLICATION PACKAGES, to the permissions list on a folder that was created in Windows 10. How can this be done using Windows Explorer (Security ——> Advanced)?...
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Disable “These files might be harmful to your computer” message for home server (Win10)

I've just set up a small home server, and I'm getting a "These files might be harmful to your computer" message whenever accessing files on it. The solution I've found is to edit my internet options ...
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Is Firefox really that insecure for not having sandbox like Chrome? [closed]

I am now using Firefox instead of Google Chrome for daily use, however I read in some sites that Firefox lacks in security while being better at privacy and Chrome the other way around. Is Firefox ...
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Asterisk securing passwords

I am running asterisk on the raspberry pi 3; therefore, I want to protect the passwords. Someone can remove the SD card and the passwords will be in plain text! I know I can encrypt the entire OS but ...
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Active directory audit

I'm trying to know what is changing one of the attribute in my active directory. Some email addresses (attribute : Mail) are changed and nobody seems to know why. I created an audit policy in ...
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Meltdown and Spectre: practical advantages and disadvantages for users? (security and performances) [closed]

I was guessing which could be the practical downsides of the patches for these risks and also if a user decides to not apply these patches.Preamble:In the middle of January I bought a refurbished ...
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Being ddos-ed or my VPS has been compromised?

VPS bandwidth was suspended due to over usage. Didn't really promote my website at all cus it is still under development.Installed IFTOP and below is what I have captured. Any advice is greatly ...
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is anvir task manager using your WiFi

Anvir task manager used to have a free and pro version. I have used the pro version for quite some time and needed to reinstall on a new PC, but see on their site: https://www.anvir.com that there is ...
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RST hijacking good ACK number

I'm trying to perform a RST hijacking sur on my Virtual Machine. I have 3 Vm's:-attack : 172.10.10.11-victim : 172.10.10.21-pirate : 172.10.10.31First, I connect from attack with telnet to the ...
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Confluence / how to judge if it is safe for ITAR, EAR, or IP? [migrated]

I want to have Altassian host a Confluence server for me. However, I can't tell if it is secure enough for:ITAR sensitive informationEAR sensitive informationIntellectual Property / Trade Secret...
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Bypass UAC by using Remote Desktop to connect to localhost?

I can use Remote Desktop (RDP) to connect to computer B from computer A without typing my password, and vice versa, because I use the same account on these two computers. Further, in a remote desktop ...
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why the cve 2016-0196 is not working in my pc?

i'm trying to use this cve for educational purposes but the result is:msf exploit(windows/browser/ms16_051_vbscript) > [] 192.168.1.50ms16_051_vbscript - Received request: /n3XVktbmmv [] 192....
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How do I get the unsigned-installer warning back?

I'm developing an application for Windows and I want to sign it so that my customers don't see the scary warning when they are about to install it. My problem is that I don't see the scary warning on ...
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OpenWrt/LEDE setup for SFTP

I want to use my router (A TP-Link WDR3600) running LEDE 17.01.4 as an SFTP server to store my backups created with borg. I already know how to perform backups and set up a USB drive, what I don't ...
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Self destruction messages with timer/auto delete for xmpp

Is it possible to set some kind of expiration date for a message? Example: I send a message M to user U and 1 day after U read the message, it should be deleted from his account/device. Some public ...
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How to open PDF files safely

I'm going to be running an online business which will involve reviewing PDFs submitted by unknown users . How can I ensure my safety when opening PDFs. Edit:I already have antivirus softwarenote: ...
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Security by encrypting a hard drive without additional PIN when using Windows Truecrpyt?

Does encrypting a hard drive containing sensitive information in a PC via Windows Truecrpyt without entering an additional Truecrpyt PIN during boot (the default behavior) protect the data on a hard ...
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how to enable sound in safe mode always i start my pc

I have one problem with my pc. The problem is that i must to start in safe mode because it is a little bugged.My question is:How i can activate my sound every time i start my pc in safe mode.I ...
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Does my ISP know what sites I have visited if I am using Tor?

For Example:You -> Tor Entry node -> Tor Middle Node -> Tor Exit Node -> WebsiteThe website i visiting only sees the IP address of the Tor Exit Node right ?but which one isp sees ? tor entry node ?...
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Does FIlezilla (or FTP in general) have any sniffer protection?

Is possible track credentials of a normal Filezilla connection (no SFTP) in the same wifi with methods like "Man in the Middle", or the program have any security about this?
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Unidentified phone on network

I have an on my network. It does not belong to me or anyone else I know. Is this a problem? Does this just mean that my network can detect a nearby phone or should I be worried that someone has ...
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Is it safe to store the encrypted private key of a RSA pair on the same machine as the encrypted data?

I was not sure how to google this.I want to set up a storage server where I encrypt everything that is sent to it, from anywhere. The files sent to it would automatically get encrypted by the public ...
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Internet Options to add Trusted Site Greyed Out - SysPreped Windows 10 LTSB

I just deployed an custom Windows 10 ISO I created and I can't set my local file server as a trusted site in internet options. The site button is greyed out. The only change I made in the image was ...
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Limit ssh public key to git only

I want to restrict the capabilities of the users connecting through ssh to my server. Besides giving those users limited permissions, I want to add an extra layer of security as explained in this ...
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Chrome 65 download security bug/error

I wanted to download a signature file from a trusted source.It is normal that this little warning pops up, but normally there is a button to accept the download. But since i use Chrome 65 there is ...
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Security and privacy of WhatsApp via Wi-Fi and in airplane mode

If my mobile phone is in airplane mode, and afterwards I activate the Wi-Fi in order to connect myself to a Wi-Fi network; is there any way for the ISP to know that my WhatsApp account (hence my phone ...
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“Trojan:Script/Cloxer.A!cl”, any info on this virus? what does this virus do? [duplicate]

Windows Defender identified and removed a threat on my Win10Pro PC called "Trojan:Script/Cloxer.A!cl". But there is no information on the web on this trojan, searching for this yields little/nothing. ...
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Recurring certificate “Secutiry alert” on Windows

Windows 10 is showing me a security alert windows again and again and again.If sayThe identity of the web site or the integrity of its connection cannot be verified.~Certificatte was issued by a ...
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Installer Error 1721 - Win 10 won't allow writing a file component, possibly permissions?

Out of thousands of Windows 10 clients, ONE USER running Windows 10 Home Edition gets an error from our Installshield-created installer:Error 1721. There is a problem with this Windows Installer ...
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Centos 7 , API calls makes IP banned

I have this problem with multiple cents 7 servers. When users make tomany calls (via API, e-mail or ssh) the server automatically bans the IP for X time. I already setup CSF + Fail2Ban, changed 'max ...
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Erase all sensitive Google Chrome data from a Windows PC

I want to pass my Windows 8 PC to a different person. There are some sensitive data on that PC, mainly Google Chrome data. (Stored website passwords, cookies, local/session storage, probably something ...
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Exposing resources from my home server

I have a small VPS (Ubuntu 16.04) that I use for hosting of a few personal websites, ownCloud, etc. It's fairly slow and doesn't have a lot of storage. I'd like to offload the ownCloud storage and ...

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