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,
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 …
The Astonishing Story of the Federal Reserve on 9-11
Yes, I know that the Fed really isn’t part of the govt, so this really isn’t praise for the govt, but it is an amazing read and remarkably gripping considering …
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
A nice explanation for how high frequency trading makes its outsized gains:
Trading in Milliseconds: When Correlations Break Down
In the comments (most of the comments on his blog are intelligent) is another nice analogy:
EU project to build lie detector for social media
I am not sure how practical this is, technically, as I see it as necessary to record the first occurrence of any new trend and there has to be many, …