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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 ...
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Software to prevent employees from stealing data and using software illegally

The environment is a startup with less than 20 people. They use Windows, Mac and Linux systems. A wireless router is the source of internet for their desktops and laptops. They have their personal ...
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Examination software

We currently use ExamSoft to conduct examinations. It is great but sometimes we have examinations that are open book (PDF, PPT) or need Excel. Is there any software that would help me do this in a ...
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Language/Library to use for unsafe/untrusted code hosted by python

I'm looking for a python3 library (or project) that can allow me to run "unsafe" code (input from the internet, or similar) without compromising security. If such a library doesn't exist, a ...
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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! So I figure ...
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Electronic attachments for physical mailing

I have a requirement to send a letter to a physical mailing address. I have some attachments (generally pdf) that I'd like to ensure the recipient of the physical mailing receives access to. One ...
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Good HIDS for Windows?

Is there a free Host-based Intrusion Detection System (HIDS) software that I can use for Windows? I want it for my PC at home. I'm currently running Windows 10 Pro, for those interested. I guess the ...
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Non-Google “Find My Phone” for Android devices?

I like to find non-Google alternatives to apps when possible. I'm looking for an app that provides a "Find my phone" feature - showing the location on a map, and activating the device ringer at full ...
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What 3rd party OpenVPN clients or addons are there?

Each commercial OpenVPN provider typically has their own branded VPN client for their users. However, there is also the OpenVPN client from OpenVPN. Are there any other vendor-neutral OpenVPN ...
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Looking for a service to display 2 factor auth codes online, rather than on my phone

I am using my phone as 2 factor authentication. I have some backup codes written down but in general - it would be a hassle to restore my credentials if my phone is lost. I'm looking for 2 factor ...
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App lock with fingerprint reader support for Android

I am looking for a reliable and frequently updated app to lock down other apps/SMS/emails/pictures, which contain sensitive data and it supports fingerprint based authentication. My device is rooted, ...
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Firefox alternative compatible with NoScript?

I have been a huge fan of Firefox for years, and have grown an even bigger fan of its extension NoScript, which eases my mind a lot when browsing the web. However, Mozilla announced that they were ...
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Software Licensing in Hostile/Sensitive Environment

One of my clients needs to deploy his software in a knowingly licensing-hostile, piracy-friendly country, in the Defense field. Tracking authorized & legit software usage through the network will ...
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Detecting suspicious ultrasound emitters

I am looking for a program for Microsoft Windows that can give a warning whenever a program emits ultrasounds. My use case is to detect advertisers hiding ultrasounds in their ads, so I would prefer ...
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OpenSSL alternative that features better automation properties

I plan on making my own Certificate Authority, and already got quite a bit of money for the project, and now I need a way to issue certificates. I was going to use OpenSSL, but it isn't great for ...
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securely and conveniently transfer a single file from a desktop to a mobile computer

I am searching for a convenient way to securely transfer a single file from a desktop computer A to a mobile computer B. A runs Linux, B runs Android. By "securely" I mean that: a) a file must not ...
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Email providers with support for high privacy?

I am looking for an email provider which (1 alt A) supports end-to-end encryption of emails, alternatively (1 alt B) that they work well with something like Thunderbird so that I can encrypt messages ...
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Is there an alternative to MyWOT (“Web of Trust”)?

As you hopefully know the NDR (a German TV station) disclosed that WOT Services sells the complete browser history and additional data (the technical information [German]) of its users without any ...
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most easily audited server operating system

I have screwed around with hobby servers for years, now, but now I'm starting to get into more serious servers, with much higher reliability requirements. The obvious answer is just to get started on ...
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Software to password-protect individual folder(s) on Windows 7

I have a folder of sensitive pictures. Viewed in any of File Explorer's icon views, the contents of this folder are previewed to the user before the folder has been opened. I'm looking for Windows 7 ...
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Command-line tool to scan for and suggest fixes for XSS and SQLi vulnerabilities in Perl?

For a customized online editor, I would like to automatically detect SQLi or XSS vulnerabilities and provide a convenient way to auto-correct them. Rather than creating my own scanning/suggestion ...
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Utilities for firewalled downloads

I am looking for a linux utility that downloads a file and set a firewall that restricts all connection to only the server that is transferring the file. I would set it in bash if it doesn't really ...
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deleted files secure eraser

I am looking for a free and portable tool for Windows that is able to secure-delete files that were already deleted from the file system (NTFS). I know the usual solution for this is overwriting the ...
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CLI Based Backup Solution

I can make a simple script that performs most of what I require, but I'd like to see if there is a solution already created out to accomplish what I desire. Essentially, at present, there is a ...
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Simple, fast, secure KDE Linux distribution

I'm new to Linux, still learning how Linux in general works, but before that I need some smart opinion from a person who knows this stuff already, so my question is very simple, what is the most basic ...
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Multiuser, opensource, secure password manager?

There have been many similar questions, but I have not found recommendations with the following, common requirements: Multi-user. We have a high fluctuation of devs, so all or nothing is not good ...
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Collaborative Vulnerability Assessment / Penetration Test Tool Suggestions

I am in the process of evaluating Infobyte's Faraday tool and putting it into use for pentesting and collaboration with my colleagues. The idea is great but the app seems to be in the early stages of ...
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Software that allows different profiles on phones

I want to be able to set a mobile phone up so it logs in with different profiles based on the code entered. The different profiles would have different apps etc and would be separate from each other. ...
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Are there any tools to check for 'untrustworthy' certificates?

I just a got a shiny new Windows laptop and in light of events like Lenovo's Superfish catastrophe last year I am wondering if there are any tools that can verify the veracity of the certificates on ...
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Free alternative for threadfix?

Since threadfix (https://www.threadfix.it/) is not free anymore - is there a free alternative ? Threadfix is software that aggregates various security vulnerability reports and does trending. The ...
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Tool to determine if any HTTP bookmarks can be replaced with HTTPS equivalents (Firefox)

Can anyone recommend a software tool that will go through all bookmarks stored in Firefox and determine if any HTTP bookmarks can be replaced with HTTPS equivalents? The software can be a Firefox ...
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Tool that scans and finds DLLs that have been deemed vulnerable

Is there a tool that scans files (local or remote) and detects if an outdated/vulnerable DLL (MS or other known org) exists?
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Recommendations for Anti-Virus and Firewall

I am running a new instillation of Windows 7 on my personal computer and would like some advice/recommendations on free anti-virus and firewall programs for a system where users will be engaging in ...
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Software to verify digital signatures on executable files

I am looking for a software that can verify digital signatures on executable files (.exe, .dll and similar). The software must run on Windows maybe with the help of MinGw, Cygwin or similar must ...
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Easy to use software for email encryption that has manual key management

What is the most usable software for email encryption that has manual key management? In case some are unaware of its meaning, manual key management is where users (not programs) are left in charge ...
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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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Software to detect security problems in logs for NGINX or other Unix programs

I see online recommendations that I look through logs in /var/log for attacks on my webserver, or security issues with the (Ubuntu Linux) system at large, but it would be helpful if I had something ...
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Tool that actually prevents Windows 10 telemetry

Are there any tools that actually prevent all Windows 10 telemetry reports from being gathered, or at the least, from being transmitted? Many tools claim to do this type of thing, but are there any ...
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Android Permissions and Partitions

I wanted to try dual booting on both my phones. My devs have posted that we should check out our /system partition and see if we have enough space, a simple 'DF' through a terminal emulator. What I ...
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Business Antivirus/Network Security Software for Windows Server

I run a multiplayer gaming network that deals with the backend stuff such as server listings and accounts, and I am moving it from Amazon Web Services to a dedicated server running VMs. I never took ...
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Application based firewalls for Linux

Linux has IPtables firewalls like GUFW which can block ports and IPs. But what I need is an application based firewall like Zone Alarm and Comodo in Windows that blocks internet access to particular ...
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Windows software to easily enable/disable the Camera & Microphone

Background: Sometimes, I get kind of frightened when GlassWire tells me this with software that should not be using a microphone: So basically I'm looking for software that can allow me to easily ...
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Extensions adding U2F/Yubikey support to Opera

Universal 2nd Factor is a new authentication protocol. It is supported by Chrome, by Firefox via plugin, but I use Opera. I can't find any of these myself on the Opera Extensions gallery, and the ...
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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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Authentication Middleware

Note: This is a duplicate of a question that I asked on the InfoSec StackExchange. Even with a bounty, this did not receive any satisfactory answer, and it was suggested by one of the commenters that ...
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OS X Freespace Secure Delete / Erase Scheduler

I am looking for a free space wiping at least 1 pass 0 (preferably supporting 3+ pass) wipe utility that I can run nightly on my systems. I know OSX Disk Utility has a utility to do this but one ...
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Malware scanner for websites code?

I have multiple Linux CentOS servers that are scanned with the Google Webmaster Tools and when it finds some malicious code on my servers (shared/dedicated), the ranking of those site drops. What I ...
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Trusted free tool for securely deleting files on Windows?

We need to delete various files (without deleting the whole disk) on Windows 8.1 What is the best tool for the job? We tried using Cipher.exe /w but noticed it was very slow. Is sdelete that much ...
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OS for key ceremony

Right now I'm assembling parts and plans for a key ceremony, i.e. a procedure to generate cryptographic keys in a high security environment. In particular I want to take a laptop with coreboot (...
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Mobile security and vulnerability analysis tool

What tools should I use to test the security of my iOS application? What are the open source tools available to make vulnerability assessment of an iOS and Android application? Any online tool ...