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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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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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More targeted DNS Poisoning

I want to play around with DNS poisoning to see what I can do with it, how it works, etc. Unfortunately, the only tools I know of that poison the DNS cache go the whole mile and do a full MiTM attack, ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Is there a P2P/decentralized “e-mail alternative” which more than 10 people in the world use?

I'm trying to provide a way for myself to reach people who contact me through what is essentially a website form. The problem with e-mail, the obvious contender, is that it's inherently insecure and ...
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Modern alternative to GnuPG for symmetric encryption on Linux

I'm looking for an alternative to GnuPG for symmetric encryption. Specifically, I want to encrypt short, secret files using a passphrase using Linux, and have them secured against modern attacks, such ...
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What free secure file erasure software for Windows 10 can be used without installation?

What downloadable data-erasing software (like Eraser) for Windows 10 are wholly free can be operated (without losing any functions) without installation like TeamViewer? don't require command lines? ...
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Vulnerability scanner for scanning AngularJS web application

I tried scanning my web application built with AngularJS front-end and PHP backend. But scanning with scanners like Nessus and Websecurify fails due to '#' in URL. My URL has format http://domain....
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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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TLS browser capability checker

Is there a web application that checks the TLS capabilities of the browser? At least supported protocols and versions certificates It should create a detailed report of the results. There're good ...
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Manage permissions and passwords for linux, windows and mac

I am searching some software to make something similar to a domain controller on windows that can be compatible with mac, linux and windows. I need to apply security roles and manage their password ...
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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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OpenSource Security scan tools for REST APIs

I am very new in security testing. It will be very helpful if any one can suggest open-source/free tools that can run Scans for security issues (E.G SQL Injection) on REST APIs which use JSON ...
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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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'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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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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noCaptcha alternative

It's no secret, that CAPTCHA's no longer offer a reliable protection against automated attacks. CAPTCHAs have become easy to solve for bots, but the distorted text is often very hard to read for ...
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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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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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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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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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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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'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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Open source antimalware software for macOS

I'm looking for good categorically open source software for macOS. I did not use the term "antivirus", because I refer to software that can protect not only from viruses, but also from other types ...
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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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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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Looking for a service to display 2 factor auth codes online, rather than on my phone

I am using my phone as 2 factor authentication. I have some backup codes written down but in general - it would be a hassle to restore my credentials if my phone is lost. I'm looking for 2 factor ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Linux tool to anonymize captured data packets for commercial use according to GDPR

I am working on a project where I have to identify anomalies in network traffic of business networks with machine learning. The algorithm is feeded with captured network packets from inside of the ...
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Is there a solution which would allow me to easily monitor/control the traffic for all devices on my network at the hostname level?

I originally asked this question in a Superuser post but it was removed and I was told to post here. I'm a huge fan of the uMatrix browser extension which allows you to control and limit which ...
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Software to build a taxi app easily, without vendor lock-in

Could you please help me narrow my search for software that can be used to make a taxi app? The app will provide similar functionalities to the lyft app. It should be maintainable and robust. Must be ...
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On-premise Mobile Device Management solution for Android

I'm looking for a Mobile Device Management solution that can be deployed on my own servers. Cloud-based solutions are strictly NOT required. Please enlist such solutions which can cater at-least ...