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Does Mathematica create a security risk by running Java on my Mac?

I checked inside the package that is the Mathematica App on the Mac. It has a bunch of .jar files, so I assume that it is running Java. Does this open up any security threats that I should be aware ...
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Can't inject EncryptedObject

Here are minimal examples: ...
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OpenSQLConnection SSPI Library Not Loaded

I am attempting to open a connection to SQL Server with Windows Authentication (SSPI) using OpenSQLConnection and JDBC. ...
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Reading Barcode/QR Code from webcam

I need to make a Barcode/QR code reader from video. It could be captured from an image with a built in code, but I could not figure it out how it could be done by video. Let me tell the big picture. ...
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Inconsistent behavior of undocumented Encode->Import->StringToStream->Get on password-locked stream

Let's save a definition. Encode it with password/key and Get it again. We will not use Get ...
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Roadmap for Workbench? [closed]

Workbench 2.0 was an extremely useful tool for Mathematica Developers. I received an early release of Workbench 3.0 to work through debugging issues encountered with Mathematica 10 and Workbench 2.0. ...
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Guidance for CDF Development, Security and Future of CDF?

We have a number of R&D projects where we would like to show on going results in a distributed CDF application. This would be similar to monthly reports. There are some fairly heavy security ...
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What information is sent to Wolfram Research when loading or working with Mathematica?

Recently I am told that information unknown to the user is sent to Wolfram Servers. Is there any truth behind it ? I was told that more than just an IP address of the user is sent to them and that ...
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Sample of the random times at which the random walk crosses the boundary

I defined a security boundary for a random walk: ...
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How to avoid malicious code when opening & executing notebooks [duplicate]

Is there any way to avoid malicious code when opening and executing entire notebooks automatically? I have written code which opens a large series of notebooks one-by-one, evaluates them in their ...
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What are the possible security breaches in CDF content?

It has been noted on this site before that the free CDF player is notoriously trigger-happy in declaring dynamic content to be "potentially unsafe", and forcing the user to enable dynamic content ...
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Read/Write protection of script [duplicate]

I have a script file (.m), which I need to distribute for execution. How can I read/write protect it? thanks
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How hide symbolic definition of a function?

How can the actual definition of a function be hidden from a user? I want the user of a notebook to be able to evaluate a real-valued function f of a real variable at any particular numeric input yet ...
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OpenSQLConnection problem - password visible

Prerequisites some database (here, it's called sakila (mysql standard test db I think)) a user (with password) that has access to that db (I'll use u:testuser/p:testpass) Setup - minimal (?) ...
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Encrypt the password used for SendMail

I want Mathematica to send me an email when the computation is finished. To that end, I have a cell with SendMail[...] which I place behind my computation in the evaluation queue. The problem I have ...
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List of dangerous functions

I no longer believe it is a good idea to work with a list of dangerous functions. I have tried to edit the question is such a way that it respects my earlier perspective, but also so that it does not ...
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How secure is J/Link?

Are there security concerns with using J/Link? If so, is there any way to encrypt the data passed between Mathematica and Java? If Mathematica and the JVM are running on the same machine, is there any ...
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How to transform a DumpSaved .mx file to .m file conveniently?

I have many DumpSave-d .mx files under a directory. They are generated under Linux. The .mx ...
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How to add a trusted path in Mathematica for Mac?

I would like to add a trusted a path in the global preferences of Mathematica for Mac. When I go to NotebookSecurityOptions, click the tool button for ...
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Why do Mathematica and MathKernel need “incoming connections”?

My firewall (the "Application Firewall" in OS X 10.8.2) detects that Mathematica (9.0.1.0) and "MathKernel" both request incoming connections. My configuration expects all incoming connections to be ...
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How safe are ReadProtected and Locked symbols? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to distribute proprietary Mathematica code I suspect that there is a way to expose the down values of such symbols with an attack along these lines: ...