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

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How to Sign my files with self signed certificate so that Windows 11's Smart App Control will trust them?

What is Smart App Control? I used this command to generate a self-signed all-purpose certificate: New-SelfSignedCertificate -DnsName custom.com -CertStoreLocation Cert:\CurrentUser\My\ -Type custom ...
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Secure RDP with 2fa on Fitbit

I am using rdp on internet with port forwarding. I now have it secured with Duo security. But there is one issue, I need to have my phone. I want to use an app on my Fitbit Versa 2. I thought that ...
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PowerShell scripts for Exchange can't be executed, but execution policy is set

I don't know what happened, but I execute the HealthChecker for Exchange on a regular base. But now I get an error. Even my execution policy is RemoteSigned. Even setting the execution policy to ...
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Keep on getting PR_CONNECT_RESET_ERROR when visiting Microsoft documentation on Latest Firefox. Chrome works fine

As the title states, I'm getting Secure Connection Failed: An error occurred during a connection to docs.microsoft.com. PR_CONNECT_RESET_ERROR when I visit Microsoft's .NET documentation. I'm positive ...
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I change everything but again Instagram knows it's me [closed]

I change my device, my public dynamic IP address, account, username, password, email, browser, app, cookies and everything and again Instagram knows it's me, and my question was do you know that can ...
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Create a redundant folder

The operating system I am using is Windows 10 Enterprise. I had a folder on a shared drive of my employers network with data that was deleted by someone. I don't know who or why. I have found some ...
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Objectively, what can you do on kali that you can't do on a mac? [closed]

whats so special about kali? is there some suite that just run on kali and won't on other distros/mac? is it just marketed better to the infosec community?
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Is a Double Password Protected Modem Secure? [closed]

I bought a double password protected modem with the idea that it would discourage a neighborhood hacker. Since the modem was installed the hacker has been able to access my Itunes and youtube. If he ...
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Why does Pass-the-ticket work?

So, I've been informing myself about how Kerberos works and what attacks can be launched/defended against. One vulnerability I have read about is the "Pass-the-ticket" attack, when for ...
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Are the new vulnerabilities found in Chrome also in Edge?

Recently, Chrome received security patches for severe vulnerabilities. One of the vulnerabilities was with Guest View (CVE-2022-2477), and the details of the other (CVE-2022-2480) won't be given out ...
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Does Asus router require internet on initial setup?

I am setting up a fresh ASUS router. The instructions are connect the computer to the router and the router to the modem power everything on enter router.asus.com in browser to enter ASUS's Web GUI. I ...
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Cert's altnames are totally unexpected resulting in SSL verification failure

I keep getting SSL verification failures when trying to connect to a REST API at esi.evetech.net. It appears that the cert's altnames are totally different from what I would expect. From Postman, with ...
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Running as an admin, is it possible to create a non-administrative scheduled task?

I'm working on a project responsible for establishing three callbacks for the execution of commands. These are supposed to represent three different scenarios: Regular Command Prompt, Administrative ...
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What is the impact of deactivating the PCR 4 "Boot manager" from my Bitlocker Group Policy

Due to a problem with my dual boot setup (Windows 11 Pro and Linux Mint), I needed to deactivate the PCR 4 from the Bitlocker Group Policies in order to not type in my Bitlocker recovery password ...
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Can a website detect if the same physical FIDO key is used for multiple accounts?

If I have an account, say with google, and only use that account from location A, using device A, and another google account only used with device B in location B, if I used the same 2fa FIDO key for ...
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Where does Gnome Evolution save the "NSS Certificate" password?

I'm using Evolution 3.44.3 on Fedora 36. I got a certificate (PKCS12 file) to digitally sign mails I send. The certificate file is secured by a password. When I imported the certificate into Evolution,...
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Secure networking for video surveillance system

I'm configuring a video surveillance system for residential use using a windows 10 workstation as server and 6 or so cameras, and am looking to configure it in a way that is secure from hacking. My ...
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Persistent password login screen for Windows, CE 5.0

I'm fairly new to the window CE 5.0 platform. I'm using an MC9090. I'm able to successfully set a password by going into control panel. The password screen is good up until the device has its battery ...
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Safari can't communicate with local HTTP server

I want to run a local server on mac os but I get a security error in safari (doesn't occur on windows/chrome) trying to access the local http server from a https site. Would it be feasible to use a ...
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How does my country block this NSFW website when I use DoH and the site uses cloudflare? [closed]

I use Cloudflare DNS over HTTPS in my browser (Edge/Firefox), and the same encrypted DNS in OS, Windows 11 and found that the website I chose, xhamster.com, is behind Cloudflare as well, according to ...
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How secure is my BitLocker-encrypted disk after a fresh Win10 install?

I've just installed a fresh Win 10 Pro on a new computer's NVMe drive, on a smaller partition C. After the installation I created another partition - D. To my suprise, both partitions are shown as &...
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SUDO asks for "Encryption passphrase" on new setup with LUKS

SUDO keeps asking for Encryption passphrase on my latest setup. I'm not sure what encryption the passphrase is for, except that I suspect that it is related to LUKS encryption. Also I noted it doesn't ...
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Is it safe to save passwords on Microsoft or Vivaldi servers?

Every couple of months, I read in the news that Microsoft servers get hacked. It seems like that has been a routine for Microsoft (I hear less so about Google or Apple getting compromised). Now that ...
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An easy way to separate my desktop PC from my wireless devices?

At the moment I have an ISP-provided wireless router and my PC is connected to it via an ethernet cable. For security reasons, I'd like to separate my PC from my (and my guests') wireless devices. ...
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Windows 11: prevent everything except administrator account access to D drive?

I am trying to protect my system after I have experienced being compromised. So I made a local account which is standard user. I want to use this account for my work and restrict it's access to the D ...
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Does Windows 10 have brute force protection against an attack from its local network?

Say, we have two machines on a local network: Machine A is malicious and is trying to access userdata on Machine B. Machine B runs Windows 10 Pro with "Network discovery" turned on. The ...
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Windows 10 doesn't remember different RDP auth for different port numbers

I have various RDP configurations pointing to workstations on the same target connection, but using different port numbers. I swear Windows 7 could save different passwords with the connections on ...
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Sparring with Google: search has suddenly started requesting CAPTCHA constantly

War with Google A couple of months ago, our office was suddenly thrown into turmoil when Google decided to go to war with us. Our identities were at stake: Google was sure that the office consisted ...
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How to resolve Signature Verification Results false positives?

I noticed that there are six DLLs in C:\Windows\System32 that sigverif.exe flags as not having been digitally signed - even though they have been. After digging into it a bit, it looks like the ...
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How to encrypt the password for remmina command line use

When I run the following command, echo "testing123" | remmina --encrypt-password I get the following error Unknown option --encrypt-password I want to encrypt the password and add it to ...
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How is oAuth more secure?

Many services, for example IMAP mail by Google, has moved away from user id/password authentication to using oAuth. How is oAuth more secure, besides it being a service provided by a large and well ...
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TeamViewer, UNC, or mapped network drive

Teamviewer, UNC, mapped network drive. What's the most secure of these methods of file transfer within a LAN? I am looking to prevent the possibility of ransomware while also having efficient file ...
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Changing security levels of Fortigate logs?

Tech newbie here. I want to send Fortigate logs to a syslog server. Previously, I was receiving way too many unnecessary firewall logs, 90% of them with a security level of "notice." I have ...
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Trouble getting the Chrome browser on a Mac to connect securely over SSL/TLS to Apache 2.4 on Centos

We operate multiple sites that run the Leaf webapp. Our configuration runs on Centos 7.9, with a .NET Web API and Apache 2.4. The system is used only by staff who access our Intranet. It uses a self-...
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Can there be a WRITE-ONLY SD card or USB stick - Can only be read with password, but written as standard drive

I have seen questions about read only and write protected SD card and USB drives. However I am asking the opposite. A drive that can be written with no special driver or modification, but requires a ...
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Google Chrome security warning: Your connection is not private

Consider visiting a website that have a expired SSL certificate. Google Chrome (Version 102.0.5005.115, Windows 10) presents a warning: NET::ERR_CERT_AUTHORITY_INVALID However, I trust the sites as ...
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Draytek Vigor2862 Strict Bind Allows unregistered MAC to connect via WIFI

Closed. This question is off-topic. It is not currently accepting answers. NE is a site for to ask and provide answers about professionally managed networks in a business environment. Your question ...
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How to configure MS Edge to allow “insecure” downloads?

I’m using Microsoft Edge. Every time I download an article in PDF format, instead of the article I getting “can’t be downloaded securely” message. I have to click on the ellipsis button and click “...
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Can `rapl-set` mitigate the remotely-exploitable "Hertzbleed" Frequency Throttling Side Channel Attack?

Recently a new frequency throttling side-channel attack for extracting key material was published as CVE-2022-24436 for Intel CPUs and CVE-2022-23823 for AMD CPUs, which can be exploited remotely. ...
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Custom secure boot with .WIM file

I am trying to take ownership of the secure boot process of a Windows platform. I have followed some online resources like: https://linuskarlsson.se/blog/secure-boot-when-dual-booting-arch-linux-and-...
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is there a way to tell if a windows PC is online if I know its IP address?

Is there a way to check if a remote Windows PC (not working as a server, just a personal PC) is online on the internet if I know its IP address?
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Flameshot on Gnome 42

A new security feature in somewhere in the display server/window manager stack prevents me from seamlessly using the much loved screen capture utility, Flameshot. I've google for how to restore the ...
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Remotely log out of and wipe chrome data

For security reasons I need to log out of a device that I was previously logged into on Google Chrome (not just logged into Gmail, Drive, etc. but logged in with my Chrome profile). There are some old ...
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Can environment variables be made immutable?

With the recent discovery of the Symbiote vulnerability, it is now apparent that we need a mitigation for LD_PRELOAD injection attacks and similar. One way we may be able to prevent this exploitation ...
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Installing a 3rd party dll in C:\windows folder - Is this ok?

Ref: https://www.youtube.com/watch?reload=9&v=5LvC_UaEhvA&t=8s Third party app called as algomojo installs its DLLs in C:/windows folder. Personally, I always thought touching windows os ...
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a secondary wifi router to connect legacy/untrusted (unpatchable) devices

Thanks in advance for grace and patience as I try to understand a potential network configuration... I would like to employ a separate wireless router to connect untrusted (unpatchable) devices to. ...
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Is a webserver's process owning its own config directory a security risk?

I'm using an nginx server as a reverse-proxy for an API. The nginx process is running as a docker container. I am specifically using the nginx-unprivileged docker image, in which nginx is run as a non-...
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Close Ports - Which ones and how?

I am wanting to close ports, to stop myself from been vulnerable to attacks/exploits What would be the best way to locate open ports on my computer and closing them to prevent such activities? Thanks
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Can files on bootable USB stick be overwritten with no reformatting?

Let's say I'll create a bootable USB stick. Can a system on HDD modify, add or delete files on boot able stick without reformatting? If so, will use of SD card with USB adapter be good idea, as they ...
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New install - Windows 10 Pro 21H2 Security Tab missing from "Update & Security" & unable to locate Defender Antivirus

New install of Windows 10 21H2 from official Micriosoft ISO. I have two issues. Issue 1 If I Click Start Button > Settings > Update & Security Normally the third option down the list on the ...
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