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HTML5 software token tutorial & some comments

We've published a short-tutorial on how to install the WiKID HTML5 software token over on Howtoforge!  

Cloud Security and Two-factor authentication

We've recently partnered with VM Racks, Inc a secure virtual hosting specialist for their HIPAA-compliant ESX VMware Hosting service.   There are three take-aways from this news:

Traditional two-factor authentication is dead.

At Bsides Atlanta last week, Eric Smith (@infosecmafia) and Dave Kennedy (@dave_rel1k) demonstrated a real-time attack against a Juniper SSL-VPN that by-passes the authentication method used including time-bound one-time passcodes.  (Dave's post on "Traditional Penetration Testing is DEAD" on their BSidesAtlanta talk inspired my title. ;)

This type of attack against SSL and DNS has been predicted for some time, taking advantage of user's willingness to accept any SSL certificate.  Kudos to Eric and Dave for showing how this type of attack combined with a strategically aimed penetration test can really wreak havoc on an enterprise.

Secure internet access from security conferences

Have you ever been on the Wall of Sheep at a security conference?  Do you go without Internet to avoid the same? Well no more (at least for RSA/BsidesSF).

Securing Gmail & Google Apps

Google claims that China has accessed gmail accounts amongst other things:

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