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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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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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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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Asymmetric encryption software for Windows

I am looking for a desktop application that is easy to use and can run without Administrator privileges for Windows 10/8/7/Visa/XP etc. I should be able to encrypt files using a public key and then ...
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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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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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Firefox extension to block IndexedDB access from specific sites

I am looking for a firefox extension that allows the user to block IndexedDB reads/writes from user-defined sites. IndexedDB is a form of locally stored data that websites can create on your computer....
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Lock a particular browser tab with a password (in Firefox or Chrome)

I have been trying to find an extension or plugin to block unauthorized access to a browser tab i.e. each time a person clicks on the browser, he should enter the password. But I have not been able to ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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User friendly firewall for Windows 10 to filter/block outgoing traffic?

I'm looking for a simple, user friendly firewall for Windows 10 that enables the user to explicitly allow or block outgoing traffic per application. Or in some cases, only allow an application to ...
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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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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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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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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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Looking for a CLI e-mail sender that supports OAUTH 2.0

I want to be able to send gmail messages from a raspberry pi, ideally from a single line of a shell script - I know I can use a mail server other than gmail that supports less secure login options, or ...
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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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'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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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 ...
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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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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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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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Two Factor Authentication Client for Windows 10

I'm looking for a Two Factor Authentication Client like Google Authenticator but for Windows. My requirements are, Gratis Be able to store multiple entries with labels Easy to use Runs on Windows 10 ...