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Fresh from my visit for my 20th Reunion, my alma mater has disclosed a database breach resulting in the loss of faculty personal information.

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Listen to the interview online..

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There are a number of things that make passwords increasingly unusable. One of the biggest problems with passwords is that you're supposed to use different ones for different systems. It's a no-no to use the same password in multiple places because if one gets compromised, then the other systems are compromised.

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Though I look forward to reading The New School Information Security.

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From the Register:

A US defence department advisory board has warned of the danger that American war robots scheduled for delivery within a decade might be riddled with malicious code. The kill machines will use software largely written overseas, and it is feared that sinister forces might meddle with it in production, thus gaining control of the future mechanoid military.

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