April 15, 2015
Comments Off on To dream the impossible dream: Privacy on the net
Remember Jennicam? Back in 1996, Jennifer Ringley decided to record her life one image at a time every three minutes. Her life blew up. Her site briefly became one of the the top 10 most popular sites on the web. … Continue reading
September 1, 2014
Comments Off on After alleged iCloud breach, here’s how to secure your personal cloud
In light of the news that an alleged hacker cracked the iCloud accounts of celebrities, such as Jennifer Lawrence and Kate Upton, to reveal their private, intimate photos, there remains a high level of speculation and rumor over exactly what happened. … Continue reading
September 9, 2013
Comments Off on Does Windows 8 help the government to spy on us?
The Microsoft fan club is up in arms. Those reports about Windows 8 allowing the government to spy on us? Nonsense, they fuss. It’s simply not true that Windows 8 combines with Trusted Platform Module (TPM) to create a built-in … Continue reading
September 6, 2013
Comments Off on Has the NSA broken SSL? TLS? AES?
Just how broken are fundamental Internet security technologies such as Secure-Socket Layer (SSL), Advanced Encryption Standard (AES), and Transport Layer Security (TLS)? We still don’t know for certain. But, it’s clear that the National Security Agency (NSA) has broken many … Continue reading
August 28, 2013
Comments Off on How the Syrian Electronic Army took out the New York Times and Twitter sites
Once more, the Syrian Electronic Army (SEA), a pro-Syrian strongman Bashar al-Assad organization, has struck on the internet. This time, SEA hit The New York Times (NYT), Twitter, and other popular sites. Unlike previous attacks that relied on phishing attacks … Continue reading