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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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/privacy conscious calendar app for Android (and maybe contact manager) to replace Flock

I just recently found out about Flock by Open Whisper Systems. Aaaaaaand then they decided to shut it down. Flock has these features that I like: The company has a great reputation in the security/...
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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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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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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 ...