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Whatsapp Switched on End-to-End Encryption for Hundreds of Millions of Users - BY ANDY GREENBERG 11.18.14

Growing up in Soviet Ukraine in the 1980s, Whatsapp founder Jan Koum learned to distrust the government and detest its surveillance. After he emigrated to the U.S. 383 more words


The Secret Life of Passwords - By Ian Urbina  Video by Leslye Davis November 2014

We despise them – yet we imbue them with our hopes and dreams, our dearest memories, our deepest meanings. They unlock much more than our accounts. 702 more words


Changing the Rules

As often happens, a confluence of news events should be raising concern about our long term information security posture as a country. In China, the… 796 more words


Privacy! This is egregious and illustrative example of way over the line behavior.

I have written about Privacy before.   It is a topic I feel personally very strongly about.  Here is my other blog entry in which I specify what I think should be legislated to help bring some sanity to the privacy debate. 2,009 more words

Cloud Security

I Had An Interesting Conversation With Mark Cuban About The Future Of The Internet - STEVE KOVACH NOV. 16, 2014, 11:41 AM

On Thursday, Mark Cuban compared the net neutrality debate to the government regulation railroads faced about 100 years ago.

After those comments, I had an email exchange with Cuban about his opposition to President Obama’s recent proposal that the internet be  373 more words


Two Dudes Prove How Easy It Is to Hack ATMs for Free Cash BY KEVIN POULSEN 11.14.14 | 6:30 AM

When a small-time Tennessee restaurateur named Khaled Abdel Fattah was running short of cash he went to an ATM. Actually, according to federal prosecutors, he went to a lot of them. 381 more words


Average Hourly Cost of a DDoS Attack: $40,000

DDoS are not maybe your visible issue today. Have you ever wondered how much financial damage can a single DDoS attack cause the victim company? With DDoS attacks getting bigger and hitting harder, it’s no surprise that companies started wondering what the actual costs are. 142 more words