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15 views

Encryption methods for password protection [on hold]

What are the encryption methods for password protection? How can I protect my personal passwords from hackers
0
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0answers
15 views

How to find out why McAfee deems my web site a “security risk”?

I work at a company where we have a web site developed in ASP.NET which works well and our customers are happy with it. Recently, we have been getting some reports from users that McAfee antivirus ...
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1answer
43 views

What details would you view in a certificate to check if it is trustworthy?

I have a question need help: What details would you view in a certificate to check if it is a trustworthy website?
2
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4answers
3k views

Should I run my small website in port 80, 8080, or 81?

I am running a small website using nginx. Since there's (probably) not going to be a lot of traffic in my server's lifespan and to avoid random DoS attacks, I am considering setting the web server to ...
1
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2answers
478 views

How can I completely and surgically block any communication between adobe.com and my computer? [duplicate]

I'm not much of a networking guru, but I'm needing to conduct an experiment to see why some RSLs are not loading on some client computers when they try to load a swf off of their intranet's server. ...
1
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1answer
118 views

Hosting small site from home, local hostnames showing up in AWStats?

For the past day and a half I've been setting up my Raspberry Pi for hosting a small website. I'm using Apache2, PHP & MySQl and have installed AWStats so I can keep track of some things. ...
1
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2answers
176 views

How can I harden my system against an infected website? [closed]

Let’s say that I have to go to a website, and I am 99% sure that it will attempt to put a virus on my computer somehow. What settings can I change in my browser, OS, etc. to make sure that I will be ...
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0answers
62 views

Can one use SSL certificates for user authentication to websites?

I hear that it is possible to create SSL certificates and use them instead of password authentication. Is this true and how to do it? And do all SSL enabled sites allow this?
0
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1answer
497 views

Is there Firefox preference for controlling JavaScript redirect?

There is a user preference to disallow a sneaky redirect and display a warning instead: However, extent of this preference seems to be limited to <META http-equiv="refresh" ...
2
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0answers
42 views

Is this message box apparently from discovery.com legitimate? [closed]

When viewing a "Know your meme" page about the honey badger, I got the following message: To view this page, you must log in to this area on static.stg.discoverymedia.com:80: WARNING: To ...
36
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8answers
18k views

How can I get a virus by just visiting a website? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can a computer be infected by malware through web browser? It is common knowledge that you can get a virus just by visiting a website. But how is this possible? Do ...
0
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1answer
160 views

Uninstalling Webmin, without losing setup?

I've used webmin to help set up my server, but now I want to uninstall it, as I no longer need it at all and I'd like to remove the possibility of people getting into the admin section with my ...
6
votes
3answers
1k views

Block domain, website, without waiting for localhost (hosts)

There is a related question here. I can use Administrator, install extra software, whatever needs to be done. My problem is: I can't block websites entirely. Like in AdBlock Plus, you add a rule ...
1
vote
1answer
22 views

Fully secured gateway web sites

Are there any web sites that serve as gateways for fully encrypted communication? I mean sites with which I can open a secured session, and then to exchange through them with other sites in a secure ...
5
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7answers
298 views

Security Beyond a Username/Password?

I have a webapp that requires security beyond that of a normal web application. When any user visits the domain name, they are presented with two text fields, a username field, and a password field. ...
2
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2answers
80 views

Is there an application to check a site for infections?

A friend of mine says that a site I frequent was reported by his antivirus software to be infected with a trojan. I can't confirm this because I'm on a Mac, and he's running PC so nothing happens on ...
1
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1answer
153 views

Where can I find a demonstration of a buffer overflow?

Is there a site, or is there a simple way of setting up one, which demonstrates what can happen with a buffer overrun? This is in the context of a web app. (I've already asked this, by the way, on ...
4
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1answer
81 views

General Website Security

I pay monthly for a website hosting service that provides me with PHP and FTP support. I can upload my files and create directories and such. Now, I am wondering... If I upload a folder full of ...
1
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2answers
235 views

Is the Royal Mail website secure? [closed]

In the UK our postal service drops cards through our mailbox when there is a fee to pay on a item of mail. On this card it gives us a URL to visit to pay the fee, after following the links you get to ...
3
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4answers
769 views

Is there a site that will scan my website and check it for security holes?

Is there a site that will scan my website and check it for security holes? Preferably one that doesn't charge.