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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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Is possible to do a good FDE on Windows 10?

I would like to be able to encrypt my system disk in the classic way, using a password that is used to encrypt the disk. It is not possible to use bitlocker unless you accept to keep the key in the ...
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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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Is there an offline two factor authentication client for Linux that I can use as TFA with Gmail, Dropbox, etc.?

In short, I have an offline desktop at home that I would like to use as a "dongle" for certain services. This desktop runs Debian Linux and does not have Chrome or Chromium. (It's offline! ...
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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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What SAST code review tool includes high level reporting?

Does anyone have any success with a SAST code review tool that will produce formatted reports with an overview of the review outcomes? We're using SonarQube to do reviews, which does a good enough job ...
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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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Alert if a remote computer tries to connect on a given port

I am looking for a Windows 7 program that can give an alert if a remote computer tries to connect on a given port, and gives the option to accept or refuse. I don't want any warning regarding other ...
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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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Personal proxy server software that filters DNS response and protects against DNS rebinding attacks on Windows?

Thanks to this question/answer, I now need to find a personal proxy server that filters DNS responses and protects against DNS rebinding attacks. I'd prefer that it runs on Windows as employers seem ...
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Taint analysis and visualization in CI for PHP

Is there a (preferably static) Taint analysis tool for PHP, which can visualize the result (e.g. as a call graph) in an output format suitable for a CI environment? (e.g. html) It would be good if you ...
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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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What software can I use to encrypt all files that are copied out of a system?

What software can I use to encrypt all files that are copied out of the system(USB, network, email,...) such that only systems with the same encryption will be able to read the files. OS is Windows.
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Software to notify me when someone rings my doorbell?

I'm trying to get a notification on my main phone or email when someone rings my doorbell, without changing the doorbell. The sound is loud, so I'm thinking to set a secondary phone next to the ...
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Replacement for Secunia/Flexera PSI

Secunia/Flexera PSI is an application and system update monitor for Windows. In comparison to other similar programs, Secunia PSI is a security tool designed to detect vulnerable and out-dated ...
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Portable software to investigate which apps on Windows PC are sending data to the internet, and how much

It appears that my Windows 10 PC is sending out unusual data to the internet. Reasons why I believe this: I often (about once a day) get a ReCaptcha Turing Test when I search something on Google (i.e....
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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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Scanning a file / bytestream for malware with Python

I am looking for a Python package that allows me to scan uploaded files (or the bytestream of them) for malware. I have found a couple of wrappers for calmAV, but all of them seem rather questionable ...
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DAST (Dynamic Application Security Testing) Software for Web Services in a team

I am looking for DAST software to test a Flask (Python) web service. An important point is how to integrate it in the workflow: Either it needs to be part of a CI/CD pipeline or it needs to run ...
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Learning environment for security researchers

I have a need for software that enables students to do security research tasks. That is, I need a PC set up with an operating system and services that have known vulnerabilities. The student then gets ...
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Background video recording app for Android with uploading capabilities

As an anti-theft deterrent, I am looking for an application for Android that, once started, will record constantly (in low quality, to conserve space and data) from a particular camera source, ...
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Lair-Framework Alternative

Is there any good alternatives to the lair-framework. I think that was an awesome platform, and unfortunately its not maintained anymore and no more updates to it. But i have tried all other kinds of ...
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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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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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Portable bootable virus scanner with secure signature update and low memory requirements

Another question that arose from this question is: Is there any decent portable virus/malware scanner solution that: can be placed on a bootable medium (such as a USB stick, but maybe a CD-R too) ...
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Portable encryption for USB flash drives

I believe this is a more specific question than Alternatives to TrueCrypt? with different answers. I have USB flash drives which I carry around and use on various computers at work and at home. I ...
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linux/ubuntu os that follows Tails/Tor ideals

I am a new ubuntu user, So forgive me if I sound stupid, In my head my question sounds like it could work. so my question has 2 parts. Is there already a OS that can have just a basic file system ...
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Android app to scan a file on multiple antivirus engines using current definitions

I am looking for a gratis android app that will scan a file on multiple antivirus engines using current definitions. What I've tried: VirusTotal by VIRUSTOTAL - Only scans installed apps VirusTotal ...
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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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Tools to protect Android code

By protecting Android code I mean things like making code decompiling more difficult, cyphering code and whatever technical measure that makes it more complicated for a hacker to get the code. I ...
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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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SIEM Dashboard/Add-On/App for Viewing Windows Registry Forensics Data

There are a number of forensically-useful areas in the Windows registry and file system like those detailed in this SANS Poster: https://www.sans.org/security-resources/posters/windows-forensic-...
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Linux tool to anonymize captured data packets for commercial use according to GDPR

I am working on a project where I have to identify anomalies in network traffic of business networks with machine learning. The algorithm is feeded with captured network packets from inside of the ...
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noCaptcha alternative

It's no secret, that CAPTCHA's no longer offer a reliable protection against automated attacks. CAPTCHAs have become easy to solve for bots, but the distorted text is often very hard to read for ...
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Is there a solution which would allow me to easily monitor/control the traffic for all devices on my network at the hostname level?

I originally asked this question in a Superuser post but it was removed and I was told to post here. I'm a huge fan of the uMatrix browser extension which allows you to control and limit which ...
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Random, truly memorable password generator

I'm looking for a password generator that: Generates secure, truly memorable passwords such as: week826]Welcome Stick+heavy:359 Red6.32inch.Who Simple9983$front;Has niece57]Double%his88 ...
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Can you think of any way in which “normal people” can contact me (one-way) with messages in a secure, anonymous (for me) manner?

I'm trying to be able to receive incoming messages from "the general public", in a way which: Does not reveal my identity to the person contacting me, or to any company/entity. Does not cost money. ...
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Is there a P2P/decentralized “e-mail alternative” which more than 10 people in the world use?

I'm trying to provide a way for myself to reach people who contact me through what is essentially a website form. The problem with e-mail, the obvious contender, is that it's inherently insecure and ...
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Web-app that provides email aliases similar to Yahoo's ones

The Current Service With Yahoo mail, you they give you a second address like foo-*@yahoo.com. You can replace the asterisk with whatever string and you can have up to 500 addresses with this template....
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Antivirus for Windows and Mac

Which anti virus is the best for Mac and Windows (I'm using both). I know the list of malware and virus removal tools is long (Avast, Sophos, AiroAV, Norton, Mcafee, Bit Defender, etc., etc).
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Manage permissions and passwords for linux, windows and mac

I am searching some software to make something similar to a domain controller on windows that can be compatible with mac, linux and windows. I need to apply security roles and manage their password ...
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Small utility to generate SSHA passwords?

I am looking for a small cross-platform utility that I can recommend people use to generate salted SHA1 digest passwords suitable for use with OpenLDAP. The utility should: Not require installing or ...
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Top 3 API gateway middle ware tools for managing multiple REST API's

Use Case: Authentication and Authorization (Multi Tenant Support): We have multiple REST API's resource with their own authentication and authorization business logic. Most of them have firm-wide ...
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Modern alternative to GnuPG for symmetric encryption on Linux

I'm looking for an alternative to GnuPG for symmetric encryption. Specifically, I want to encrypt short, secret files using a passphrase using Linux, and have them secured against modern attacks, such ...
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Tool to see network calls made by an Android app

I am trying to search for security vulnerabilities in the Android app and hence wanted to know the software which can help me to track the network calls being by an Android App. The software should ...
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Maximum security web browser

I recently upgraded Firefox and it screwed up the NoScript UI and greatly increased CPU usage. When I downgraded to an older version, it deleted my Adblock Plus and NoScript installs instead of ...

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