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

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How can a user detect that a IoS device has been Jailbroken? [migrated]

To expand on the title question...There are numerous in code methods, with varying reliability, to detect if an IoS device has been jailbroken. However, is there any method that a device user can ...
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Cross Platform Library for RSA? [on hold]

I am working on project where I have to implement simple RSA for transfer of secret key between web server (which is a NodeJS server) and an android client.I have already encrypted the data using ...
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sub-domains, A NAME, security and routing

NOTE: I am a marketing strategy consultant not a technology consultant, so: I have a client for whom we are using a 3rd party's cloud hosting solution to create small (single page) websites for ...
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Is it a good idea to disable “write caching on the device” in windows 7?

Is it a good idea to disable "write caching on the device" in windows 7?Right now write caching is enabled (which was apparently the default).I am working on a 90 pound weakling, a small Acer ...
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Disable shortcut “Control+N” on Windows 7

The problem that I want to solve is I have made one software on Windows: The software allow the user to use only this software on the computer. But when the user wants to load a file from mysoftware , ...
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Generate OpenSSL configuration file from certificate

I have a certificate and I want to create an OpenSSL configuration file from it (I'm trying to follow the workaround here). Is there any automatic way to do it?I mean, from an X509 certificate, ...
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How safe is an edited file? [on hold]

I didn't find any questions regarding this at all...but I was wondering: Is there a way for an attacker to rebuild information that was saved in a file at any earlier time?Possible Scenario: ...
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Is SSL needed for a public FTP server?

I'm going to host a public FTP update server (vsftpd on CentOS 7). Devices (dvr recorders) connect to the server with username anonymous and no password to check wether they have the latest firmware. ...
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How can I find out if there are keyloggers on a Mac? [duplicate]

Is there a way I can check what all applications are watching key presses on a Mac? The intention is to find out which applications are snooping and to ensure that passwords are safe.
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How does reading kernel memory translate into stealing passwords with meltdown vulnerability?

I have basic understanding of OS and I understand the mechanism of the meltdown vulnerability but I need some help to filling in the blank between reading kernel memory and stealing user passwords....
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Securely sharing a folder on a wifi network

I was successfully able to share an external hard drive between my mac and Windows machine over wifi by enabling file sharing in the Windows properties of the selected drive (see method HERE). What I ...
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How can I recover my BitLocker recovery key

my laptop has freezed, I restart it with power button but now, at start up, BitLocker said that:You need to enter your recovery key because Secure Boot has been disabled. Either Secure Boot must ...
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OpenDNS for TP-Link router and PPoE connection

is there any way to use OpenDNS for my TP-Link WDR-3600 with PPoE connection? I contacted my ISP and they said they can't help me in any way with a Dynamic IP, they offer only for web servers and ...
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Active Directory Group Added to TFS Added as a User

We have a TFS 2017 installation using Active Directory that has functioned fine for quite a while now (and continues to function fine except for one group in question).We added a number of groups to ...
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Is it possible to create a user account that cannot modify **any** file on the computer?

The question is quite self explanatory but just to add a few details.The user cannot modify (can read, but can't write/delete) any files on the computer, which includes:Desktop shortcutsFiles on ...

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