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Is there a secure string for storing passwords in C++?

From a security standpoint, it's better to zero out a password once it's no longer in use by a program. In other words, I'd like to have some kind of secure string instead of std::string that would ...
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Software to keep track of open ports on my hosts

I have a VPN intranet with some hosts opening ports to the Internet for things like web sites. I'd like to keep track of what ports are open on both interfaces (VPN, public) for each host, and be ...
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Access-logged document (web)

Need a simple free web app that can store something as basic as text, with all (read) access logged. Think of it as a cryptpad / gdocs / protectedtext.com, but if I open the note and read it then do ...
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Java alternative for Kivy (cross-platform material design GUI framework)

Is there a Kivy alternative in Java? In the past, I've used Kivy to design cross-platform GUI apps in python. I like Kivy because it's: Cross-platform. One app runs on Linux, Windows, MacOS, Android, ...
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Realtime sharing of secret notes

Looking for a website where a Writer can type secret notes into a "chatbox" using his browser on his laptop, notes which can be read by a Reader in realtime. (The Writer will inform the ...
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Can anyone suggest any free alternative to clamav for Linux?

My Alien Vault SIEM is showing some vulnerabilities based on on the connection this server is making, I tried to use clamav with the vulnerability hashes provided by SIEM (along with it's original ...
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Credentials manager with API

During application development one often needs to store sensitive information locally. Even when using services such as Azure Key Vault, there's always one remaining weak link where a final secret ...
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Is there a way to prevent someone from screen recording ZOOM meetings from an outside software?

Is there a way to prevent someone from screen-recording your Zoom courses using a any screen recorder? If not, is there a solution like this that works for something other than Zoom or maybe an ...
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Software that secures streamed videos from piracy

Is there an app similar to ZOOM but that ensures the security of streamed videos? For example, I was researching about this and found that this Learning Management System (LMS) has this feature (https:...
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Which JavaScript Library Can Be Utilized for Sniping QR Codes within a Web Extension?

I'm currently working on a web extension project and I'm in need of a specific functionality. I'm developing an extension that needs to scan QR codes displayed on the browser screen, with a particular ...
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Is there a browser which encrypts completely the user data?

Is there a browser that encrypts all user data? I am thinking about computers used at work where several people like company administrators may have access and could potentially access these files. ...
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Freeware File Auditing Software for File Access

Good day, Can you please recommend me a freeware/open-source solution for file access monitoring on Windows? To give a full background of how our system works currently: We have a single PC running ...
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Software to diagnose security breaches and protect account access

In the past few days, several of my accounts on different apps/websites (first Twitter, then Discord) have gotten hacked, posting messages and sending spam messages to my contacts without my knowledge....
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Assure my website visitors, that their data is safe from me, that I don't see their data

I am building a White Label website where I would like to allow my visitors to host their sensitive data. At the same time, I would like to assure them that no one, including me, doesn't use or even ...
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What software shall I use to control the internet at my home?

I want to control the internet my kids using so I can control what website they entre and videos they are watching on youtube also, to control the time they spend online I have a computer that is on ...
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Which is the app lock that doesn't let you edit other app when the Android is booted?

I want an app lock that when I reboot my Android I can't edit settings, because I've used this DoMobile Lab's AppLock and in the first maybe 10 seconds after the phone booted, I can still edit ...
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Pen Testing Webapp/Database - Solution

I am looking for a system for managing penetration test findings. Wondering if there's a vendor application out there - whereby my penetration testers can "log a finding" - and than manage ...
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Suspicious email in Gmail: How to safely see its original source/headers without opening the email?

In my Gmail inbox, I often see emails whose sender+title+intro is so well-targeted that I can't really tell whether it is a legitimate question/information or a phishing attempt. I could open the ...
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Version Control System with audit logs on repo views

Are there any Version Control Systems (VCS) that provide audit logs on whether a repository (or a particular file within the repo) has been read by a user? I am referring to tools such as Github ...
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How family member can access my passwords if I'm incapacitated or dead?

I want to designate a certain person to be able to access my account credentials (e.g. the contents of my Bitwarden or LastPass) if and only if I'm dead or severely incapacitated (such as unresponsive ...
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Is there an app that can scan all running processes in windows and tell which ones are not well-known?

I am wondering if I can scan my running processes/apps in windows and find out which ones are not well-known. A list of unknown running processes/apps should be listed. Note: the app should NOT turn ...
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Which free antivirus app supports manual scanner only mode without turning off microsoft defender?

I am looking for a free antivirus app which supports manual scanner only mode. It should NOT turn off the Microsoft Defender app. So far, I tried avast. The bad part to me is it turns off Microsoft ...
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App for remote control

I am looking for an app for remote control of a device. Something looks like Google Family Link, which also allows remote direct control of the target device. It is not for my children (aka parental ...
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Does an encrypted QR reader Android app exist that uses public/private keys?

One of the ways I quickly copy small texts from my computer to my Android phone is through a QR code generator. I pipe the clipboard text into my QR code generator on my computer, then I scan the QR ...
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Data privacy on shared external HDD

I have a shared external HDD with my family and want to encrypt/secure my data. Now we already have a software that password protects the overall hard drive but once the HDD is accessed, all folders ...
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Anonymous and Secure File Uploading

I help run a community group and need suggestions on an anonymous and secure file upload website. This group helps people deal with sensitive personal issues. I'd like a free option and limited ...
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Ransomware detection software on Ubuntu Linux

I'm looking for a software that runs in the background and finds out if in specific directories an abnormal amount of files have been changed.
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Tool to use the VirusTotal malware scanner more efficiently

Once or twice every day, I want to scan a group of 1-3 files on VirusTotal for malware, and about twice every week, I want to check a group of 5-10 files. I find using the VirusTotal website very ...
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Password protect individual Android apps

I am looking for an extremely secure Android app to password protect individual apps, such as banking. Money is no object, only security matters. Ideally, something that will let me use fingerprint, ...
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MIT Licensed Whitelisting Agents Recommendations

In reference to this post: MIT Licensed Whitelisting Agents I am just starting out in cyber security and one of the "tasks" that I was told to do was to install an MIT Licensed Whitelisting ...
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Why do you chose to not use Microsoft Access to develop applications? [closed]

Over the years I have heard from many Corporate IT departments and application developers as to why they chose to not use MS-Access, and even not allow it to be used, for developing applications. The ...
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Java Secure password generator with high entropy

What is the best Java password generator library that we can use to generate the good passwords that humans can use to login to an account. I have a scenario where I’m trying to reduce the password ...
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Is there a self-hosted solution for analysing Apache httpd logs or server traffic?

Recently I've had several bouts of spambot traffic on my website. On each occasion the attacks have come from just a handful of IP addresses (so not a DDOS attack). I would like to be able to monitor ...
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What security software can I use alongside Windows Defender?

What security software (preferably, free) can I use alongside Windows Defender to make my computer safer? I have seen several posts on different forums about arguing whether or not Windows Defender (...
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Gratis, secure web browser which requires a password to open

Asking for a friend, who would prefer to use the Tor browser. A plugin for that browser would be acceptable. Failing that, a security oriented browser which requires a password at launch, otherwise it ...
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Turn off PC if bluetooth device is disconnected (proximity) or loses connection

Is there such software, I've looked into Windows security features for such an option and it doesn't exist? I have found that you can unlock your PC with your Bluetooth device but can't shut it down ...
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Setting up secured directory for my report done in Latex

I am not sure what Sub of StackExchange is correct to post this. This is my original post in Tex.SE. I want to create a secured Latex folder (as my working directory) in my Lab PC. Only I and my ...
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Static Application Security Testing (SAST) Tool for JavaScript

I'm looking for software that I can integrate into a CI pipeline of a javascript project. The tool should check the code for security issues. For Python code, I'm happy with bandit. For JavaScript, I ...
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Is there such a thing as a "JavaScript black box" that I can safely feed JavaScript code into and get back the results?

I have various "JavaScript snippets". They are often related to some kind of obfuscation mechanism. For example: var _0xb144=['setRequestHeader','x-tool','oldbrowsers','accept-ianguage','en-...
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Offline static code analysis similar to the LGTM online service

LGTM provides an online service to analyze source code of all major languages for security bugs and errors. I am looking for a similar solution, which performs the tests while the source code stays in ...
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Software for copy protection

A friend wants to copy protect his teaching material. This need not be foolproof as his customers are not necessarily black-belt hackers. I have the idea to include a not easily removable fingerprint ...
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PDF-File Sanitizer

Do you know a good PDF-file sanitizer? Free would be nice but is not a must-have. The sanitizer should either be a .NET-Core library or a program that can be executed in Windows CMD. It should remove ...
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Any app to know what an app is doing, checking, creating, and etc.?

As you may know, some apps doing, checking, creating somethings in the background that we don't see and know. Is there any app that can show us what is doing, checking, creating, etc. an app? e.g. the ...
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Windows Sandbox for executables

I am looking for a Sandbox system on Windows like nsjail. I found a few software packages as real sandboxes like VMs, but I wrote a server software I would like to additionally sandbox. For example: $ ...
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Looking for a passwordless authentication system

I'm looking for an authentication system that works like this: You type in your e-mail address, you get an e-mail with a link that signs you in and keeps you signed in on that device until you ...
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How to find secrets in a Git repository?

I've been tasked to find secrets in a list of Git repositories. A secret can be: A password An encryption key An API key A passphrase Anything else I may not like to see in plain text in the wild ;) ...
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Good (free or paid) command line based Antivirus for Linux

I am using ClamAV for some time now and it is quite okay. But I would like to give some other Antivirus Softwares/tools a try. I am looking for something that: is Command-line based i.e. GUI is ...
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detect network malicious activity coming from own linux server

I have a VPS provider that is strictly disallows malicious activity like ssh-bruting, ddos, and such. I also have multiple users that use the single VPS machine, each allocated to one docker ...
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Automatically unlock desktop when approached with mobile

I'm looking for a way to use my mobile to automatically unlock my laptop. Blue Proximity seemed like a good answer, but it's clearly been abandoned as a project and I'm having problems with some of ...
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Linux-based detector of files encrypted by ransomware

Today I've had an unpleasant accident at work, one of the users downloaded something infected by Eight ransomware on their Windows computer. Worst part is it encrypted some of the files on the drives ...
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