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Best APK Audit Tool

I am looking for a simple and efficient tool for auditing apk's. I would like an application that given a APK, 1) obtain the technologies used so that can check the vulnerabilities (cordova version ...
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What are the best real time operating systems when security is required?

I could build this non exhaustive list of RTOS : VxWorks, QNX, LynxOS, eCOS, WindowsCE, LinuxRT, Micrium, PURE, MMLite, XPembedded, RTAI, xenomai, Integrity, Nucleus, ThreadX. From what I know, ...
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Pentesting tool for windows environment

in Linux platform there were separate frameworks and tools for carrying out pen test of web applications, Myself looking for windows alternative of arachni or the powerful distro kali linux, Is it ...
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Free embedded SSL/TLS library for a GPL-incompatible project

We are looking for a free SSL/TLS library for our embedded project, which is not compatible with GPL. Our project is a non-profit project, therefore paying hefty sums for a proprietary SSL/TLS ...
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Are there any PDF viewer applications for android that support secure mode? [closed]

What applications offer the ability to read a PDF in secure mode or safe mode like Foxit Reader for Windows? Does Adobe Reader or Foxit Reader native apps offer this kind of service? Edit: By secure ...
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CertPatrol with less annoying UI

Even with all checkboxes turned off in settings, Certificate Patrol often shows top bar or even popup messages when I don't care. Is there an alternative to CertPatrol with less annoying UI? ...
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Real-time Registry Monitoring

Does anyone have a good tool for silent, real-time, system-wide registry monitoring? All of the tools I've seen have one of two problems: They poll for changes, instead of get events in real-time ...
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'Fast Zero Write' secure hard disk deletion / wipe software

I'm currently securely wiping an old, failing 500 GB hard disk before I replace it. It will take about 18 hours to finish, using CCleaner's simple overwrite (all data are overwritten with zeroes [zero ...
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Distributed updates over LAN for Windows

Does software exist that would make it easy to distribute software updates for a variety of programs over LAN? My job involves supporting numerous low-bandwidth offices with very expensive internet ...
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Software to password protect hard disk

I've just bought a 4T 2.5 inch Seagate external hard disk. Can anyone recommend which software is good to password protect the disk and encrypt data? I am looking for a free software. I use both ...
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document management with time limiting options

I have been asked to find a document management product that will allow us to set a view/download limit on a per file or group of files basis (e.g. user A is only allowed to view/download X documents ...
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'Note(s) behind password' tool

I need a quick/easy Windows app to maintain notes, protected by a password. Use case e.g.: it contains a list of server passwords, I get a telephone call for help, and need to quickly login to one ...
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Key scrambler for Open Office

I'm looking for a software that will scramble my key strokes when using Open Office. This is a basic security measure I deploy on all browsers of my business computer due to previous exploits I've ...
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Self Destructing file

Is there a software (that is free and portable) that can package your files into a single file. You will sent this single file to your receiver. Once the receiver open the single file to read all the ...
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JVM framework for creating scalable non-CMS web applications

I am doing research for a post-graduate project. It generally involves security and distributed server network. Project will aim for speed, scalability and safety and I am looking for a framework to ...
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Simple portable HTTPS-only browser with one pinned CA

Is there somewhere a project for a simple browser, that: Only allows HTTPS connections; Trusts only one Certificate Authority (like a file ca.pem in browser's directory); Can use client-side ...
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Best Drive/OS Encryption Tool [Windows]

So, I' about to re-install on to Windows 8.1 and ever since the TrueCrypt saga I've been on the lookout for a tool to replace it. It needs to be free, and it needs to support full OS encryption, ...
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Portable USB app (Linux, Mac and Win) to encrypt text with PGP?

I'd like to be able to send people encrypted messages (given I have their public keys which they might give me in a number of ways), when I'm travelling, and don't have a laptop with me but do have a ...
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Looking for free software to sign word documents

I have a document which normally would be physically signed by two or more people. This document is internal use for the company I work for. I'd like to do away with the physical signatures and what ...
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Secure and private web browser for OS X [closed]

Normally I am a Linux user and I am using Palemoon as my primary internet browser there. Previous to that I was a sworn Firefox Nightly user but since Microsoft has intervened and Mozilla decided to ...
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Firefox add-on / userscript to force by default an attempt at HTTPS on every domain?

I use HTTPS Everywhere in Firefox, but it only enforces HTTPS for a very limited set of very well-known sites (by default). I use a wide variety of much smaller sites which do have HTTPS versions, ...
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A trustworthy Free Open Source Software kit for computer security [closed]

I need some advice on a software kit that I can trust to help secure my computer. It should: Be free and open source Support Anti-Virus/Malware Protection Provide full disk encryption and file ...
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Securely erase hard drives and SSDs from WinPE

Are there any tools for securely deleting all data that: Will run from Windows PE (because I want to use it as part of an MDT deployment task sequence) Work on both hard drives and SSDs (SSDs aren't ...
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Offline passphrase generator for Linux

There are many password generators around, but since uniformly randomly generated passphrases are preferable in many instances, I'm specifically looking for a generator of random and secure ...
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Password or passphrase strength tester [closed]

Please recommend a Password or passphrase strength tester. It should preferably: be used off-line (but on-line answers are also fine) display the entropy be open-source be available on Linux (...
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Secure internet browsing

I took a job that requires me to browse various websites without an adblocker and also have to visit potentially dangerous websites. Since these tasks are performed on my mainrig I want to be sure I'm ...
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GUI to monitor and manage webserver rate limiting and blocklists

There are various Apache modules that implement some kind of rate limiting. Eg. mod_security or mod_qos and services like stopforumspam and other blacklists to detect malicious requests. My ...
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Online office with password protection?

I have few confidential work/excel files which is password protected. I usually use Google Docs/Drive to keep my Office files, but they doesn't seems to support password protected files. Is there any ...
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Android app to control what other apps are actually allowed to do

I have Android 4.4.4 Cyanogenmod 11. By its very nature, it is already rooted. Is there an integrated application that would allow me to set privileges per application? For example: If an application ...
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WordPress plugin to make it more CMS-like by securing content

I'm trying to mold WordPress into a CMS. The main problem I'm currently facing is that I want to secure entire pages: most of the website won't be publicly available. I'm looking for a plugin (and ...
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Offline encryption package for Chromebook

I am looking for a local encryption package that will work on a Chromebook. The aim is to have a file stored on the Chromebook or an attached SD/USB device. Viewing the file will require entry of a ...
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Lightweight SMTP Server with TLS support

I have an application that requires an MTA with the following capabilities: be able to receive email for multiple addresses in a single domain, e.g. 100@example.com, 101@example.com, and so on. the ...
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“Firewall” for X applications

I don't want proprietary Skype directly accessing my Xorg server. I've already taken measures securing filesystem, network, processes/IPC, but there still a plenty of spying possibilities using X ...
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How to emulate a ddos attack (a new IP for every new request) for testing purposes?

My website has been under extensive ddos attack for about a month now. I haven't paid much attention to it as it wasn't important but some other websites on the server started experiencing the same ...
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Undetectable hypervisor for malware analysis

I am looking for a hypervisor that can be "hidden" from the guest OS such that they believe that they are running on real hardware, instead of being virtualized. Microsoft-VM's report the motherboard ...
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Online IM secure chat - one time chatter

I’m looking for an online based solution to have a secure chat. My objective is to send a secure message to someone (single message or a continuous discussion "chat"). My requirements: No history ...
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Windows tool to set voice as password

I am looking for a program to authenticate my Windows operating system based on my voice and the words I speak. Requirements: Text password should be replaced with voice password Recognise voice ...
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Secure peer to peer web server [closed]

I'd like to serve a client-side only web page with https and DNS. I don't want to use any public hosts out of fear that the files will be tampered with. To that end, I don't want to maintain my own ...
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Single Step KDF specification

NIST SP 56A talks about Single Step Key derivation function. Is there any Java library which implements this?
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Photo capture / screen shot with mouse click

I am looking for software that will take a photo via webcam and screen shot when someone clicks the mouse anywhere on the screen. The software should run on Windows-7 64bit. It will be used for a ...
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Online password storage with roles and permissions?

I would like to provide a team of developers a way to share passwords to collectively used services. Software requirements: Since the team is distributed, the passwords should be accessible via web....
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Looking for an x509 certificate generator

For development and local intranet purposes I am trying to find a decent and free x509 certificate generator. I know there is makecert.exe which is available with the .NET Fx SDK, but I have tried ...
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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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File-based encryption with virtual disk support for Windows

With TrueCrypt users advised to stop using the software, is there similar software that: supports virtual disk mounting from encrypted files offers plausible deniability via hidden volumes has been ...
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Open source Linux vpnc client that can connect to checkpoint gateway

I need an open source vpnc client that can connect to a Check Point gateway (firewall) for a Linux machine. It doesn't matter which Linux (red-hat, ubuntu, fedora...). The target is to activate the ...
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Run a program as a service?

I'm a regular on ServerFault and I've seen several references over the years to products that'll allow an interactive program designed to be run under an active, interactive windows profile to be ...
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Software to find network security loopholes of Android Application

I am looking for a software that can check the security loopholes in Android Application. I have an Android Application and I want to check that how many network based call that application is making ...
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Software for SSL certificates management

For my company I have to find a way to simplify the SSL certificates management. Right now we have an excel file with all SSL certificates and their attributes. I would like to improve the process ...
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Alternative for Windows firewall

My system runs on Windows 8. I am not satisfied with the performance of Windows firewall. So I need an alternative for it. It should be light, fast and free. Which is a good one ?
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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 ...