Vulnerabilities in Brink’s Smart Safe
This is far from shocking to anyone who has studied infosec. More of a total yawn, actually. Clueless people racing to claim market segments are naturally going to trip over complex things like security. …
As usual for Schneier’s blog, the comments are at least as interesting as the article.
I haven’t blogged on infosec in a while (true, I haven’t blogged in a while, but I was out all last week …
Congressman Warns of Encrypted “Dark Spaces”; Another Says: “Ooooh It Sounds Really Scary”
“The notion that encryption is somehow different than other forms of destroying and hiding things is simply not true,” Lieu told The Intercept. “Forty years ago,
Passphrases That You Can Memorize — But That Even the NSA Can’t Guess
This is sort of a re-tweet, but having studied a bit of the science behind cryptography over the years (I once ‘invented’ an encryption algorithm and …
Not terribly surprising to me given that with the proper malware installed on your phone anyone can listen to any nearby conversation and that people can also turn …
The World’s Email Encryption Software Relies on One Guy, Who is Going Broke
Werner Koch’s code powers the email encryption programs around the world. If only somebody would pay him for the work.
Also interesting comments here.
The Most Important Trial in America
The federal government’s case against the proprietor of a ‘darknet’ website could forever alter how we all use the Internet.
This is something that deserves higher visibility, so I will do my small …
I found this on Bruce Schneier’s blog:
Fingerprinting Computers By Making Them Draw Images
Here’s a new way to identify individual computers over the Internet. The page instructs the browser to draw an image. Because each computer draws the image
Unless you have been living under a rock, you know that Target (and several others) have recently been hacked at their point of sale (POS) terminals to the tune of 10’s of millions of credit cards. Back in the ‘old …
I got to say I was very skeptical when I started reading the post and kept checking my calendar to see if it was April 1st. As is usual for Schneier’s blog, the comments are also interesting reading; …