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3rd party Android fingerprint unlock program?

I am looking for an Android program to allow fingerprint unlocking of my Lenovo P2 phone running Android 8.1. (The built-in support and settings appear not to work in the current mode I am testing ...
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Secure paidment method Primefaces

I´m interested in adding a payment method to my Primefacess app. Is there any paypal or any secure library for credit card payment that I can add? I´m specially interested in the credit card payment.
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Hosted VPN service for cloud-based business

Our business has about 400 associates who have to travel, and consequently use public Wi-Fi hotspots almost daily. It sounds like "best practice" dictates we should have them connect to a VPN to ...
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Certificate Management

Broadly, we are a Microsoft shop and our company manages about 1,500 certificates, mostly for our websites. We are no longer doing self-signed certificates and another contracted company "manages" the ...
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Is there a backup tool for linux that allows selective deletion as well as performing backups with just a public key on the client?

In the era of GDPR, making backups comply with all regulations can be a busy task. I am looking for a backup tool for linux that allows me to: Selectively delete files in the backup. Do a backup from ...
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How do I create an ITI-41 transaction receiver in Java?

Is there a standard way to implement an ITI-41 receiver in Java? Is there maybe a library I can utilize? Is there just some simple example code maybe? The specification for ITI-41 is quite large ...
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Tools to assess WiFi network security

It does focus on different areas of WiFi security: Monitoring: Packet capture and export of data to text files for further processing by third party tools. Attacking: Replay attacks, deauthentication,...
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Find a private certificate that has been made public

I've heard of people publishing private certificates to public sites. Given a public key are there any tools that can tell me if the private key has been published somewhere
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Open source antimalware software for macOS

I'm looking for good categorically open source software for macOS. I did not use the term "antivirus", because I refer to software that can protect not only from viruses, but also from other types ...
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Tools for checking Spectre and Meltdown system vulnerabilities on Linux?

I seek some reliable ways / tools for checking Spectre and Meltdown system vulnerabilities on Linux? That are currently the following CVEs: CVE-2017-5753 [bounds check bypass] aka Spectre Variant 1 ...
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Replacement for RequestPolicy addon for Firefox?

The venerable, vintage, and very useful, RequestPolicy add-on for Firefox now seems to be behaving erratically for me (and I know that I won't be able to use it for much longer in any case, when ...
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A software program that provides a fake UPNP server

I want to have UPNP server that is incapable of doing anything, except logging. Since it is impossible to have a secure UPNP server. Log request for modifications to the firewall. As much information ...
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Enforced Password Change

Many services on the internet do not enforce two-factor, or even updating passwords at intervals. I'm looking for an application that is capable of advising when you should update your password, and ...
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Change Detection

I am currently using TDI Console Works for baseline and configuration change detection, and it is, unfortunately, rather expensive software. I was hoping someone might be able to recommend an ...
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Any sandboxing software that prevents scattered application files?

I'm looking for software that can sandbox applications, but without some of the traditional limitations. This is my use-case: I want to run Node and have it executable so Visual Studio Code can ...
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Pen Testing for REST API

I am new to security testing. I have been able to set things up for web applications. I want to run automated scans for my REST API. Burpsuite is a good tool but is not free. Are there any open source ...
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2FA Application Access

I'm looking for a "2 Factor" authentication option (I suppose, "Parental Controls") to manage the ability to open applications. Take the following scenario: 1) User attempts to open an application ...
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Git file encryption to support file/folder based permission to protect the source code from theft

I am using git and have the following problem: In the company where I work we want to protect the source code from theft. For example, when a a developer leaves and takes the source code of a project ...
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Virtualization/sandbox software for Windows specifically designed to safely install software that may be bundled with PUPs

I'm looking for an extremely lightweight VM or virtualization tool for Windows that can be used to safely open installers that may be bundled with potentially unwanted programs (PUPs). (For an ...
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NextCloud Version Control

I plan on hosting a NextCloud instance via a Web-Server at work (due to high PC specs, "always online", and well...free power) to house all my Powershell, Bash and other documentation and scripts for ...
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Tools for checking Spectre (both variants) system vulnerabilities on Windows 10?

I seek some reliable ways / tools for checking Spectre (both variants) system vulnerabilities on Windows 10? That are the following CVEs: CVE-2017-5754 [rogue data cache load] CVE-2017-5715 [branch ...
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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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What are my options to encrypt a file before writing it on Python?

I need something simple, where I can: encrypt it with a password (salt, everything related) write it to disk Then the opposite: read from disk decrypt it with my password Everything I find out ...
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Firefox add-on to check SSL certificates for changes

I am looking for a Firefox add-on that checks SSL serial numbers or fingerprints and reports changes to the user. I realise that SSL certificates can change at any time for many legitimate reasons, ...
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Checking code for malicious parts

Let us presume we have a big pile of.. many c- like source code, example: an OS and repositories code. The question: In general, how can we search for malicious code? What automated (?) softwares are ...
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Store logon data for different types of systems, and apply to GDPR

As a software developing company, we have a lot of logon data for different types of systems. This can be a simple username/password combination for a website, but also FTP accounts, database accounts,...
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Self-hosted webinar software (or provider located in the EU)

We're currently searching for a self hosted webinar software because we have customers that put a big focus on security and privacy, also we're located in Germany we have to fulfill German and ...
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Is there any software to disconnect the lan or wi-fi network connection when you stop using a specific application?

I am looking for some software that has the functionality of disconnecting the lan or wi-fi network when closing a specific application and that when opening the application, reconnect. This could ...
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Linux software to detect external drive partition-level rootkits

clamscan can search file systems for malware, but it can't scan possible rootkits on the boot sectors of an external disk. rkhunter also doesn't seem to provide the ability to scan boot sectors of an ...
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Is there some correlation rules and threat signatures available out there for an ELK based SIEM?

For commercial SIEMs, correlation rules and threat signatures are available from some communities (CERTs and others) or from some commercial offers. What about ELK based SIEMs? Where can I find off-...
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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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Simple secure standalone “offline” app to generate securely random passwords

I'm looking for an app (used on laptop) to generate long, securely random, 1-use passwords that are impossible to be memorized. It must be "offline" or at least openly verifiably sandboxed from a ...
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lock app or software to lock computer on the network

A software that i can implement on network or individual PC that will allow them to lock after certain period of inactivity but keeps the display on. For example i'm doing a presentation and I end up ...
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Network-less “vault” tool

I am running a Samsung S7 Edge on Android 7.0 non-rooted. What I am looking for is essentially a vault or encrypted space on my phone requiring a passcode or passphrase to access. Furthermore, I am ...
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Free Windows Firewall Control Alternative

(Working on Windows 7 64 bit) Looking for a free alternative to Windows Firewall Control where I can block all outgoing connections AND the program alerts whenever there is an outgoing connection ...
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Debian apt-available software for dir+database immediate backups of a webserver webapps?

Do you know a Debian apt-available software to make dir and database immediate backups of a webserver webapps? An option to exclude some sub directories should be a feature. Something that works ...
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Is there an alternative for active tools for formatting and creating partition?

I'm trying to format my usb pendrive with one of those low level options like Gutmann, DoD or filling with zeros to wipe all data. I used Active DVD tools on Windows XP SP3 for years, but I always ...
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Java equivalent to Ruby's SecureRandom?

Is there a Java equivalent to Ruby's SecureRandom.hex(...) method? Happy with anything in JVM-land: Something living inside the Java crypto APIs Something provided by a 3rd party/open source library ...
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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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PixelBlock alternative for Firefox?

I'm using Firefox 57. I'm looking for software that blocks the 1x1 pixels that cause the HTTP{S} fetches that are used to track users. The product I used in the past is called PixelBlock. I searched ...
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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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Comprehensive secutiry solution

I was given the task to find a comprehensive security solution for our IT systems. The solution should include the following: -> Central control -> Antivirus -> Anti theft -> Remote ...
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Anti-theft against smart thieves

1. Summary I don't find anti-theft Android application, that would work against thieves: that can install new ROM, that can to make Hard Reset. 2. Expected behavior 1. Requirements Not a big ...
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Replacement for obselete OpenDNS Umbrella App on iPhone

I have been a Prosumer OpenDNS Umbrella customer for years, but their iPhone App isn't being upgraded to 64-bit, so it won't work with iOS 11. It provides Umbrella's protections and also allows ...
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What software of up to 20 $ / month to protect a PC and online accounts and activities?

I'm looking for IT protection software. I'm developing a YouTube project and nearing the launch of the channel but I have concerns of being hacked or doxed. When I read articles on IT protection ...
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App that decrypts and displays an AES-encrypted file

I'm looking for a lightweight Android app, that: lets the user choose a file asks for the password opens this file and displays the decrypted content in a textarea (scrollable) However, the app: ...
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Android application for analyzing apks

This one is for all the side loaders. I basically want an app like this https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=sk.styk.martin.apkanalyzer It analyzes the installed applications' permissions, ...
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Is there any free password manager that supports fingerprint reader?

I'm looking for a free password manager that supports unlocking/authentication via built-in fingerprint reader (either through Windows Hello or some custom solution). I've already found that premium ...
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Browser hijack protection for Firefox (BrowserProtect is dead)

I installed K-Lite Codec pack and it installed Bing(R) as a search provider and reset my homepage to Bing (in Firefox, but not PaleMoon). I don't like or use Bing. While this isn't the most ...
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Nuclear launch alert

Is there an app or feature in iOS that can notify its owner of an impending missile, nuclear or otherwise, headed towards a particular location (or a nuclear launch of any sort)? All I seem to be able ...