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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Portable Apps 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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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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JWT alternative without database lookup

I have used JWT in my application and found it interesting as they don't require a database lookup, which makes them faster and puts less load on the database. A major concern with JWT is related to ...
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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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What tool to use to assess vulnerabilities on MongoDB?

What tool can one use to assess vulnerabilities of a MongoDB for the purpose of security audit. Thanks.
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Enabling SSLv3 for one specific endpoint

Some Java software I'm working on requires that we use a very old API that doesn't support TLS - it uses SSLv3. How could I access that endpoint without compromising the security of the rest of the ...
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how to store google/facebook client id and secret in web server?

Purpose: To find a way to securely store google/facebook client id and secret in backend web server. I read that, I should not store client id and secret in web server. Recommendation needed: What ...
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Password Manager

I'm looking for suggestions. As we all know to keep your password safe a big pain in this digital world, So I'm looking for an open-source Password manager which I can use in a local network. I have ...
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Generate passcodes to grant users to access page(s) on a Wordpress site

I am looking to implement a functionality into wordpress and I dont know how to do it. Here is the idea : I want to be able to generate passcodes in the admin panel (JX23S for exemple) Users can ...
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OpenSource Security scan tools for REST APIs

I am very new in security testing. It will be very helpful if any one can suggest open-source/free tools that can run Scans for security issues (E.G SQL Injection) on REST APIs which use JSON ...
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Looking for equivalent lib to Vertx: io.vertx.ext.auth in Spring-Boot

The former code is using io.vertx.ext.auth lib for user password hashing and token generation. I"m writing a new micro-service in Spring boot and want to use the same lib but in Spring. The vertx lib ...
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Tools for DDOS my own website and flood my layer 2 switch broadcast

It is not for illegal activities. Before bringing my mail server online, I am preparing for the worst situation when my website and mail server get a DDOS attack. All I have are just a 100mbps ...
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What is a better option in terms of security between anyDesk and team viewer?

My company is looking for a remote desktop software to contact out clients and our two candidates are anyDesk and teamviewer, in terms of securing connections and access, how do both compare? Thanks ...
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Does OSSIM support low RAM server?

Good evening/morning what are the available options to install OSSIM on A low RAM server? Best wishes
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What free secure file erasure software for Windows 10 can be used without installation?

What downloadable data-erasing software (like Eraser) for Windows 10 are wholly free can be operated (without losing any functions) without installation like TeamViewer? don't require command lines? ...
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A server environment that allows clients to audit server code in execution

What I'm not asking is a way for a trusted server-owner to authenticate that they are running the server to a client. That would just be a cert. What I was hoping for is a way to limit the power of a ...
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Store the access token from OAuth2 Authorization code on the browser (cookie)

To avoid systematically going through a reverse proxy whose role is to link the session (session ID) to access_token (pic 1), I would like to push the access_token obtained by OAuth2 Authorization ...
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How to trust javascript opensource libraries found in the internet

Actually , I need to use some of JS libraries or packages found in the internet. But for security reasons , I have doubts using them. For example this JS simplebar found in github . It's cool, saves ...
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I need a secure isolated browser for up to 68 staff to use

We need a third party isolated browser that can be used by up to 68 staff on our network, and ensure network integrity. The browser needs to be isolated in a sense that it sits in the cloud, and is ...
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Tool to check https security

I am looking for a tool to check the security of the https services I offer. I want to be sure the SSL cipher suite, the protocol version ... is secure. Maybe checking for some CVE Vulnerabilities ...
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completely extract install4j package

I need to scan a setup.exe created by install4j for viruses and thus need to unpack the contained files. 7z can unpack setup.exe, however, the content mainly can be found in a file with the name [O]. ...

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