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Viewing posts from January, 2009

debian-cvs-server-compromised

Hat tip to Chris Walsh at Emergent Chaos on the Debian server compromise. No information on wheter it was an authentication attack, like the last time in 2003.

debunking-two-factor-authentication-debunked-by

I'm always explaining what my company does to laymen and to some technical peoptle who look confused when I say that that WiKID does two-factor authentication. However, I am surprised that a security researcher and Trend Micro would not know what two-factor authentication is.

deperimeterization

Over on Not Bad for a Cubicle, Thurston has a post discussing deperimeterization and the recent Jericho Forum meeting he attended.
I think my favorite quote of the day came from Nick Bleech, CSO of Rolls-Royce, who said, “Deperimeterization is happening. It’s not a strategy, it’s an ‘-ization.’ It’s like globalization–it’s happening.”

the-choicepoint-of-johns

Of course, it makes complete sense. From the Freakonomics blog, an interview with an "escort":

Q. Do you typically know the true identity of your clients, and if so, how?

i-for-one-welcome-our-ceylon-overlords

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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