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How to create secure desktop installer that doesn't trigger a virus alert for unknown exe?

When I created a c# desktop application and move the exe file to another computer that has anti virus security, the security program shows an alert as unknown exe. I want to create a desktop ...
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How to ensure privacy on a remotely hosted server?

If I have written a privacy tool as a .NET web application which is to be hosted on a commercial hosting site, other than hosting it in a privacy friendly country, how can I assure users that the ...
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security in selfhost web api

I am currently sketching out a project I am doing at my job, where I will have a self hosted WebAPI, connected to a serial device, where the app I am creating will configure that device. No, it is not ...
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How to store keys for an encrypted storage in .NET in-house service

In the company I'm working for we have a certain service where users can upload documents (text, sometimes document scans), it's nothing confidential but if those documents will be leaked, I'll get a ...
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Securing an Azure Service Bus topic and subscriptions

We are working on a solution that will publish messages on an Azure Service Bus topic but we don't know yet which other team or even third party might be interested in subscribing to those messages in ...
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Porting security from Java/.NET to PHP

This probably a rather naive question given my limited knowledge in the code I've been looking at, but I want to get my head around it before I start diving into writing actual code myself. I'm ...
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Is it worth even checking to see if Guid.NewGuid() is Guid.Empty?

In one of the projects I'm working on the following pattern is seen on a fairly regular basis: var guid = Guid.NewGuid().ToString(); while (guid == Guid.Empty.ToString()) { guid = Guid.NewGuid()....
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Handling permissions in a MVP application

In a windows forms payroll application employing MVP pattern (for a small scale client) I'm planing user permission handling as follows (permission based) as basically its implementation should be ...
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Using Dynamic LINQ to get a filter for my Web API

We are considering using the Dynamic.CS linq-sample included in the "Samples" directory of visual studio 2008 for our WebAPI project to allow clients to query our data. The interface would be ...
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Security Risks of Unsigned ClickOnce Manifests

Using signed manifests in ClickOnce deployments, it is not possible to modify files after the deployment package has been published - installation will fail as hash information in the manifest won't ...
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How do I trust an off site application

I need to implement something similar to a license server. This will have to be installed off site at the customers' location and needs to communicate with other applications at the customers' site (...
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What is the Best Practice for creating a secure login in a client - server appllication?

It's been a while I have been thinking on what could be the best scenario for creating a secure login in a client-server application running on internet or any other networks ! So I became with the ...