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Questions tagged [sandbox]

Sandboxing is the act of restricting permissions of programs to the bare minimum they require to operate.

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Using Windows 10 in a virtual machine. Can it be done?

I am currently running 8.1. I'd like to try out Windows 10 and if I like it upgrade. If not, I'll keep running as I am. I've never used a virtual machine before: can Window 10 be used from a virtual ...
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Is it expected that firejail allows R/W outside of the sandbox without “--overlay” flag?

Just installed firejail on Ubuntu 16.04 (version 0.9.38) and according to this linux-magazine article, by default it should make R/O the entire filesystem: The programs in the sandbox have only ...
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How to remove “Ads by AdFreeApp” Malware in Google Chrome?

I have been looking all over the internet, to remove this Google Chrome based malware. I have encountered such malwares in the past, and I was able to remove it by disabling the extensions, delete ...
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VM sandboxing- what happens?

How exactly does VM sandbox? Surely it is still using the same hardware resources and same underlying OS? I dont get why multiple VMs on an OS is safe but multiple applications/processes can be unsafe?...
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redirect traffic from bridge to http proxy

If I create a new instance of an ethernet bridge: # brctl addbr br1 # ip link set dev br1 up # ip addr add 10.100.100.1/24 dev br1 Start tinyproxy listening on localhost on its default port 8888: # ...