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Methods to secure user log-in's [closed]

I guess this question has been asked before, but I wish to have fresh answers/ideas - Problem details: Let's say there's a system which allows users to participate in a survey. Users will sign on to ...
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How can I avoid using my own name in the identifiers, packages, or namespaces of open sources projects I create?

I do a lot of development in my own time. These projects I work on are all just for fun and learning (so far). I commonly do Java development with Maven but I have also been known to dabble in .NET ...
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What is the rationale behind entering email twice for registration? [duplicate]

Many web sites ask users to enter their email address twice, sometimes taking the trouble to disable copy-pasting. What is the logic behind this? Is this e.g. a security measure?
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Is browser fingerprinting a viable technique for identifying anonymous users?

Is browser fingerprinting a sufficient method for uniquely identifying anonymous users? What if you incorporate biometric data like mouse gestures or typing patterns? The other day I ran into the ...
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What are the best ways to professionally increase your online presence?

I've been hunting around the job market for a little bit now and I've been shocked by some of the things I'm seeing. Software developers who make themselves more "known" online are getting far more ...