Validate your problems, startup ideas to create products which people want Find your customers by the problem you are solving for them. Sat, 22 Jul 2023 23:59:00 +0000 Automatic checking of downloaded file integrity #cybersecurity #hash We are at higher risk of <a href="">supply-chain attacks</a> than ever before, A seemingly innocuous file we download from a trusted website could have been maliciously altered to compromise our systems by an attacker but the file integrity checking mechanisms are beyond the reach for an average Internet user.<br><br><div>Websites which care about the security of their users provide hash(MD5/SHA) or GPG signature file which can be used to verify the integrity of the file with a couple of commands, Although its straightforward for the power users it's not ideal for those who have never executed commands in the terminal/command prompt.</div><div><br></div><div>If the file verification can be automated at browser through standardized specification of hash signatures then end users need not verify the integrity of the files manually.<br></div> 3 points posted by Abishek Muthian /problems/368-automatic-checking-of-downloaded-file-integrity-cybersecurity-hash 368 Mon, 28 Mar 2022 14:58:00 +0000