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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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A tool for finding third party vulnerabilities

Does anyone know of a .dll scanner that searches for known vulnerabilities? At work, we have a project which uses Nuget packages, and other .dll dependencies. I know there are databases of known ...
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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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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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'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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Secure password storage and manager for server-side software on UNIX/Linux

There's a lot of desktop/user side password managers out there, but I need a password storage solution for server-side app running on Linux. Something that would e.g. keep encrypted passwords in a ...
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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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Alert if a process has uploaded more than X bytes over the last Y seconds

I am looking for a Windows program that can give a process has uploaded more than X bytes over the last Y seconds. E.g., if the running Oracle server has uploaded more than 1 GB over the last hour, ...
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Testing a server for security vulnerabilities

I'm looking for a good tool (software or web service) which can check a Windows web server for possible vulnerability issues. The more the better. (Checking from outside, by a given IP address, but ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Any app for iOS that let me store files protected by password

I'm searching for an app that let me store documents, pdfs or whatever protected by password/code. I don't want any network function like sync across device, password managers, service/web accounts ...
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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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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 ...
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App that lets you individually control permissions on Android 5.1

I used to use an app on my (rooted/S-OFF, non-CM) phone that let me individually control each permission in a given app, much like is possible in Android 6.0. However, the app I used does not work on ...
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App lock for iPad Mini

Does anyone know of an app on the Apple App Store that allows me to password lock installed apps? The reason for this is that I will be going out of town and leaving my employee in charge of the ...
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Open Source tools similar to Security Monkey for Azure?

Recently implemented Security Monkey on an assignment; and now have a new challenge with Azure. Does anyone know of any similar (must be open source) tools; that can be used for policy validations; ...
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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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Software, extension, or similar to remove select results from Internet search

I do searches on the net and frequently see obviously bad results float to the top. I primarily search in Firefox, or a Firefox clone or derivative, using DuckDuckGo. These types of sites come up ...