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Questions tagged [security]

The protection of computer systems and information from threats such as theft or data destruction.

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Microsoft Security Essentials repeatedly detects Nemucod in recreated tmp.edb [duplicate]

In response to having this question marked as a duplicate, I added at the end a section explaining why this is not a generic malware removal question. Today, I got a popup saying that I would be ...
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Is it possible to dual boot without sharing drives?

Is there any way to have dual boot set up on 2 different drives, say 2 different versions of windows that do NOT have access to the other drive? So that if one gets infected with malware, the other ...
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is this an attempt to hack my pc? [on hold]

Please forgive me if this is in the wrong forums. And if a moderator wishes to move the thread to the correct forum, please do so. One of the few games I play online is Dayz and I loved it so much I ...
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Home Server Setup software and hardware [on hold]

I'm looking to build my own home server, mainly to support development across my different machines. But for now I'm quite stuck on how to start picking hardware and software for the system. Key ...
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How to install OSSEC on virtual machine in azure

I want to install Open Source Host based Intrusion Detection System(OSSEC) on virtual machine of Linux Operating system in Azure .There is no proper documentation on How to install OSSEC in Azure. Any ...
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How do you set Windows file permissions/security options non-recursively?

I somehow botched up my C:\ (root folder) security settings on Windows 10. They remained botched even after an in-place reinstall and somewhat botched after a full (no-save) reinstall. Right now if I ...
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How to disable Ctrl+Alt+Delete on Debian 9 (Stretch)?

I'm using Debian 9 (Stretch) and I read that for security reasons, it's preferable to disable the Ctrl+Alt+Delete keys combination. However, I looked over some tutorials that says to comment some ...
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Is cntlm vulnerable to loop dos? [on hold]

I'm trying to determine if this is a risk with cntlm: https://security.stackexchange.com/questions/11968/could-somebody-explain-connect-loop-dos I can see the default configurations says to put a "...
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Self-signing SSL certificate to secure web traffic on ClearOS on LINUX

I am very much a beginner when it comes to SSL certificate for securing website traffic. I am currently running a Linux version of ClearOS web server. Everything works as it should, but now I want to ...
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If I read a file in the usb on a offline macbook, will the file be stolen? [closed]

If I read a file in the usb on a offline macbook but the macbook will connect to the internet once the usb is removed, will the file be stolen by others? The files were not saved in the mac
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How to isolate a Windows 7 Hosted Network from a LAN (to use it as a guest Wi-Fi)? [closed]

Is it possible to configure a Hosted Network on a Windows 7 PC to isolate this network from the LAN to which this PC is connected via a cable, leaving access to the shared Internet connection only? ...
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Windows or Ubuntu regarding CPU vulnerability [closed]

I am using a PC whith an AMD processor which has no Spectre V2 microcode updates. Currently the PC is running Windows. Is it safer to use Ubuntu instead since Ubuntu uses Retpoline to address this ...
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LastPass email login vs recovery

I recently started using a password manager, specifically LastPass. I have understood how the app works internally to store, encrypt and give me access to my passwords. My question that does not feel ...
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Email privacy and security, what should I do? [closed]

I currently use Gmail and because of all the privacy concerns I've been looking to move away from that service. So far I've come to three possible solutions but I don't know if they are any good or ...
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How to password protect printing on a HP Officejet?

We discovered that our HP Officejet 6700 was directly accessible from the internet after someone printed a pamphlet about 'Serpent People in New York' (quite hilarious actually). Ofcourse, we'd like ...

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