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When using NETLink, what is sufficient sanitization?

I am writing a webapp where I use MM via NETLink to process user inputs. In one example, the user will have a textbox in which they can write some simple numerical expression, and using MM together ...
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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

Introduction Running Mathematica code from an untrusted source is very dangerous. Luckily, Mathematica warns you about dynamic content, so that it is at least safe to open any notebook, as long as ...
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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: ...