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Nihilistic Password Security Questions
From Schneier on Security

Nihilistic Password Security Questions

Posted three years ago, but definitely appropriate for the times.

Friday Squid Blogging: Nano-Sized SQUIDS
From Schneier on Security

Friday Squid Blogging: Nano-Sized SQUIDS

SQUID news: Physicists have developed a small, compact superconducting quantum interference device (SQUID) that can detect magnetic fields. The team l focused on...

Former NSA Director Keith Alexander Joins Amazon’s Board of Directors
From Schneier on Security

Former NSA Director Keith Alexander Joins Amazon’s Board of Directors

This sounds like a bad idea.

Matt Blaze on OTP Radio Stations
From Schneier on Security

Matt Blaze on OTP Radio Stations

Matt Blaze discusses an interesting mystery about a Cuban one-time-pad radio station, and a random number generator error that probably helped arrest a pair of...

New Bluetooth Vulnerability
From Schneier on Security

New Bluetooth Vulnerability

There’s a new unpatched Bluetooth vulnerability: The issue is with a protocol called Cross-Transport Key Derivation (or CTKD, for short). When, say, an iPhone is...

Friday Squid Blogging: Calamari vs. Squid
From Schneier on Security

Friday Squid Blogging: Calamari vs. Squid

St. Louis Magazine answers the important question: “Is there a difference between calamari and squid?” Short answer: no. As usual, you can also use this squid post...

How the FIN7 Cybercrime Gang Operates
From Schneier on Security

How the FIN7 Cybercrime Gang Operates

The Grugq has written an excellent essay on how the Russian cybercriminal gang FIN7 operates. An excerpt: The secret of FIN7’s success is their operational art...

Privacy Analysis of Ambient Light Sensors
From Schneier on Security

Privacy Analysis of Ambient Light Sensors

Interesting privacy analysis of the Ambient Light Sensor API. And a blog post. Especially note the “Lessons Learned” section.

Interesting Attack on the EMV Smartcard Payment Standard
From Schneier on Security

Interesting Attack on the EMV Smartcard Payment Standard

It’s complicated, but it’s basically a man-in-the-middle attack that involves two smartphones. The first phone reads the actual smartcard, and then forwards the...

Ranking National Cyber Power
From Schneier on Security

Ranking National Cyber Power

Harvard Kennedy School’s Belfer Center published the “National Cyber Power Index 2020: Methodology and Analytical Considerations.” The rankings: US China UK ...

The Third Edition of Ross Anderson’s Security Engineering
From Schneier on Security

The Third Edition of Ross Anderson’s Security Engineering

Ross Anderson’s fantastic textbook, Security Engineering, will have a third edition. The book won’t be published until December, but Ross has been making drafts...

US Space Cybersecurity Directive
From Schneier on Security

US Space Cybersecurity Directive

The Trump Administration just published “Space Policy Directive – 5“: “Cybersecurity Principles for Space Systems.” It’s pretty general: Principles. (a) Space systems...

More on NIST’s Post-Quantum Cryptography
From Schneier on Security

More on NIST’s Post-Quantum Cryptography

Back in July, NIST selected third-round algorithms for its post-quantum cryptography standard. Recently, Daniel Apon of NIST gave a talk detailing the selection...

More on NIST’s Post-Quantum Cryptography
From Schneier on Security

More on NIST’s Post-Quantum Cryptography

Back in July, NIST selected third-round algorithms for its post-quantum cryptography standard. Recently, Daniel Apon of NIST gave a talk detailing the selection...

More on NIST's Post-Quantum Cryptography
From Schneier on Security

More on NIST's Post-Quantum Cryptography

Back in July, NIST selected third-round algorithms for its post-quantum cryptography standard. Recently, Daniel Apon of NIST gave a talk detailing the selection...

Schneier.com is Moving
From Schneier on Security

Schneier.com is Moving

I'm switching my website software from Movable Type to Wordpress, and moving to a new host. The migration is expected to last from approximately 3 AM EST Monday...

Schneier.com is Moving
From Schneier on Security

Schneier.com is Moving

I’m switching my website software from Movable Type to WordPress, and moving to a new host. The migration is expected to last from approximately 3 AM EST Monday...

Schneier.com is Moving
From Schneier on Security

Schneier.com is Moving

I’m switching my website software from Movable Type to WordPress, and moving to a new host. The migration is expected to last from approximately 3 AM EST Monday...

Friday Squid Blogging: Morning Squid
From Schneier on Security

Friday Squid Blogging: Morning Squid

Asa ika means "morning squid" in Japanese. As usual, you can also use this squid post to talk about the security stories in the news that I haven't covered. Read...

Friday Squid Blogging: Morning Squid
From Schneier on Security

Friday Squid Blogging: Morning Squid

Asa ika means “morning squid” in Japanese. As usual, you can also use this squid post to talk about the security stories in the news that I haven’t covered. Read...
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