Questions tagged [security]

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What software could deny access to a USB Drive, with an encryption password?

I'm looking for software free or paid which would enable: Upon connection of a USB drive protected by this software, require a correct password to be entered. And if the password entered is incorrect,...
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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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Android Antivirus/Antimalware that respects privacy

I would like recommendations on the following software requirements: Must have: Android antivirus/antimalware Does NOT request permissions to access location (coarse or fine) Does NOT request ...
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Bootable linux like distro to sanitize USB flash drives and hard drives

I have some usb pen drives that I'm not using because I'm unsure of their content. This drives traveled among some university friends and photo copy shops (you know.. shops with win xp, no security ...
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Password protected SMS app for iPhone

The Signal app on Android has its own password control, so you hand out your unlocked phone to a friend without giving them access to your SMSs. But https://github.com/WhisperSystems/Signal-iOS/...
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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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Tool to remove security from PDF documents

I have a PDF which is password-protected (40-bit RC4), which I need to modify. Needless to say, I don't know the password. I'm looking for a software which can either unprotect such PDF documents, or ...
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Biometric keepass

I use KeePass to store my passwords, but it still concerns me a little bit that now all my passwords are guarded behind a single password. It would be nice if it could do 2-of-3 authentication (not ...
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KeyPass integration for Chrome

I'm looking for an extension to chrome that integrates with a KeyPass instance. I would like the extension to meet these requirements, Gratis Works on Windows 10 Works with the KeyPass application ...
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Firefox password protect on entry

I'm looking for an add-on to the Firefox browser that will allow me to password protect the browser on startup. I would like the add-on to meet these requirements, Works on Windows 10 (I don't know ...
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Secure cross-platform instant messaging software

What is secure - as in confidentiality of message contents - instant messaging software with at least following features: No need to setup (and maintain) my own server Support for Windows, OS X and ...
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Tool for finding third party vulnerabilities [duplicate]

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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Android sofware LBE Security like possibly without root

I'm searching for a software like LBE Security with this features: permission control + fake data feed for the apps/services setup of the default operation: eg: block/fake data to all the requests (...
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Visualisation Software red/green

I'm looking for a display to monitor a few machines I have set up to create a sort of capture the flagged network for a few of my friends to practice and have some fun on I'm hoping to get something ...
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Two-factor authentication for Windows, trackable key linked to ActiveDirectory (alternative to AuthLite)

Does anyone know of a good alternative to AuthLite as a two-factor authentication for PCs and laptops? Requirements: Reliable, i.e. works 98% or more of the time Works with some sort of trackable ...
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Free anti-theft software for Windows

I'm looking for some anti-theft software similar to LoJack, but free. I would like the software to meet these requirements, Gratis Compatiable with Windows 10 Provides GeoLocation on device Provides ...
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Software to maintain public PC (Internet cafe/game club/library) with Windows hosts?

My brother helps to maintain PCs for classes in children's public libraries in a pure/developed country. The PCs are mostly low memory/CPU capable running Windows XP or later. There are nearly 10 ...
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Tool to find malware/adware by comparison with a “normal” Windows system

HijackThis is free and open-source tool for Microsoft Windows that tries to detect malware/adware by comparing a Windows system with a list of files that are normally found on a uninfected Windows ...
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IEEE 802.11 Wi-Fi Radar

I'm frequently finding myself managing (and troubleshooting) an increasing number of networks that are (more or less) overrun with scores of 2.4GHz; 802.11; Wireless Access Points; and (for the most ...
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Demonstrate what could happen after a fake Microsoft call

In Germany, people are getting phone calls like this: Hi, my name is XYZ, I'm from Microsoft. We're receiving many errors and problem reports from your PC. I'm now here to help you fixing ...
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Checksum utility that integrates into Windows Explorer properties as a tab

I once had a utility that integrated into Windows Explorer's file properties dialog as a tab and displayed some typical checksums, like MD5, SHA1 etc. Googling for it now, I just find HashTab, which ...
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Antivirus program for Windows that protects against dodgy downloaded software, websites, direct attacks from outside? [closed]

I've had bad experience with my Windows Vista OS, because hackers usually get viruses on my computer. I don't want to pay a lot for a program like Norton, so I'm wondering if there's an antivirus ...
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What should I put on a Nexus 7 to make it safer for my children?

I wish to encourage my children (aged 12 & 10) to use their Nexus 7 tablet (Android KitKat) as widely as possible. However, I would prefer them not to misuse the privilege. I wish to block ...
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Open-source file transfer over internet

I'm looking for an open-source program to transfer a large file over the internet, from my friends' computer to my own. Only needs to work between two computers. Should be encrypted. (With privacy, ...
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Android app to scan a file on multiple antivirus engines using current definitions

I am looking for a gratis android app that will scan a file on multiple antivirus engines using current definitions. What I've tried: VirusTotal by VIRUSTOTAL - Only scans installed apps VirusTotal ...
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What is a good choice for managing users/security in an SAAS environment?

I'm building an SAAS application and looking for solutions to secure my RESTful API (written in Java/Jersey 2). Developers should be able to consume my REST API via an Access token. I had a look at ...
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Whole disk encryption on a tablet (that has no pre-boot keyboard)

I am researching methods to encrypt whole disk on tablet. I would like to encrypt my tablet that comes with Dual Boot OS, with pre-installed Windows 10 Home and Android 5.1. Let's start with what ...
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Tools to help determine if a web site / web app is compromised?

This is about a (currently fictional) case where a very small group of one or more individuals is running a custom web site / web application. The site would be a typical server-side PHP/client side ...
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Encryption Software for a running system [duplicate]

I'm using Windows 7 Profesionell. So I sadly don't have access to Bitlocker. Truecrypt sugests to use Bitlocker, but since this is not an alternative for me (I can't/won't buy Ultimate) I would like ...
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Home security system for android, with automatic friend/foe detection

I am looking for an app that can turn an old smartphone into a home security alarm / baby-monitor / motion sensor. It should: detect motion. Probably by camera or microphone. silently trigger some ...
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How to monitor data theft from our android phone via internet

I want to know that suppose there is an app in my android app, which secretly keeps stealing my data over wifi/3G (whenever connected to internet). Suppose there is an app that will keep posting my ...
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What is a good free/open source virus/malware/etc. scanner for use on a Linux server, which also checks for Windows threats?

Since it is a server whose visitors will likely be Windows based clients, the antivirus should also check for Windows threats (in addition to checking for threats to the server itself)? In particular,...
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software for privacy preserving data mining or cryptography

I want to implement K-means Clustering Data Mining using additive secret sharing. This is a link to the research paper I am interested: Vaidya's PPDM I want to know if there's any tool that contains ...
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Private CA management with browser-based self-service front end

I'm considering moving to certificate-based authentication for some internal browser-based resources, and I'd like to have some way of my users being able to issue and revoke their own certificates ...
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Master Host List enterprise application

I work for a large bio tech enterprise and we have an in-house application that needs to be replaced. I am responsible for selecting third-party applications which will be evaluated by our decision ...
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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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 ...