Archive for the ‘Security’ Category

Found the below on (here's a reddit). As a proponent of public key cryptography, I whole-heartedly agree. If the groups used cryptographically secure signatures on their publications, anonymous would no longer be at risk of having members jump to fight in fabricated battles. This would do away with the potential for the Anonymous Hoax […]

Friday, February 25th, 2011 at 16:00 | Comments Off on GPG Signatures on Press Releases & Verifiable Anonymous Factions
Categories: News, Rant, Security

I was just reading LifeHacker and ran into an old article they linked on "How I'd Hack Your Weak Passwords" by John P. It got me thinking that it's high time I write up some thoughts of mine on the topic. Website Passwords If a website ever sends you an email with your password in […]

Friday, April 2nd, 2010 at 04:20 | Comments Off on Passwords: How Websites Do it Wrong, Triaging Services and Memorizing
Categories: News, Security, Tutorials

I just strolled by my RSS feeds and saw Bruce Schneier's latest on file deletion: I've said this many times--but there's more to be said. The core of his point is that you can never be sure when you delete a file from a web service that it will actually be deleted. After all, […]

Thursday, September 10th, 2009 at 06:38 | Comments Off on File Deletion & Cloud Backups + Can You Trust Google?
Categories: News, Security