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Securely storing keyfiles with authentication and alike

I am using Keepass as my password manager. I am using a keyfile for securing access to my database. However when I want to do the same on my android phone I have to store the keyfile in my phone ...
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How to verify sideloaded APKs?

I have sideloaded APKs, which are not available on sites like APK Mirror or APK Pure, from Google Play via the Evozi APK downloading service. It is an online banking app, so I want to verify it. How ...
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FreeOTP or FreeOTP+ - Which is More Secure?

I have been using FreeOTP by Redhat/Fedora for a few years now as my main two way authentication app. However, I have realised that the current version (1.5) is quite a few years old (having been ...
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Outgoing proxy to allow client certificate authentication

I want to secure my Homeserver (Nextcloud, Emby, etc.). To do this, I create client certificates and want to deploy them to my client devices -f.e. Android mobile phone. However, most apps do not ...
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How do I bypass the RSA authentication dialog box to enable controlling phone from adb?

My phone is Samsung Galaxy S4 SHV-E330S with a broken screen (cannot see or touch anything) For more context please see my old questions here and here. I have already tried these: Can I ...
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How to get rid of Microsoft Authenticator?

I have Office 365 subscription and it works well. However, I got Microsoft Authenticator app installed on my Samsung Galaxy and it got my Outlook account added there. I have no idea how that happened ...
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Where is Google's internal account authentication token located?

I'm trying to write a Tasker script for my (rooted) phone that uses the same Google credentials that are being used on my device (for Gmail, Drive, etc.). Where can I find Google's OAuth (or other) ...
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Can I protect some Android apps with a simple unlock pattern, but the rest with a strong password?

I have a low-end Android 9 tablet that I've linked to my Google account. For convenience, I'd love to keep the security really low--like a simple pattern or PIN, or even swipe. >95% of what I'd do ...
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Sign out from remote Android's Gmail

Last week I lost my phone, so I borrowed a phone from a friend. The phone already add the Gmail app with my friend's Gmail account (a Gmail account that my friend does not care much about so there was ...
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Require password for each application to install

Since I will be lending my phone to someone else, I want my phone to ask my Google account password (or alternative authentication) each time an app is installed. If I go to Google Play -> Three bars ...