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Your Personal Bodycam

Shonin is a personal bodycam up on Kickstarter. There are a lot of complicated issues surrounding bodycams — for example, it’s obvious that police bodycams reduce violence — but the one thing everyone is certain about is that they will proliferate. 20 more words

Bruce Schneier

Insider Attack on Lottery Software

Eddie Tipton, a programmer for the Multi-State Lottery Association, secretly installed software that allowed him to predict jackpots.

What’s surprising to me is how many lotteries don’t use real random number generators. 19 more words

Bruce Schneier

Insider Attack on Lottery Software

Eddie Tipton, a programmer for the Multi-State Lottery Association, secretly installed software that allowed him to predict jackpots. What’s surprising to me is how many lotteries don’t use real random number generators. 19 more words

Bruce Schneier

iOS 11 Allows Users to Disable Touch ID

A new feature in Apple’s new iPhone operating system — iOS 11 — will allow users to quickly disable Touch ID.

A new setting, designed to automate emergency services calls, lets iPhone users tap the power button quickly five times to call 911.

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Bruce Schneier

iOS 11 Allows Users to Disable Touch ID

A new feature in Apple’s new iPhone operating system — iOS 11 — will allow users to quickly disable Touch ID. A new setting, designed to automate emergency services calls, lets iPhone users tap the power button quickly five times to call 911. 26 more words

Bruce Schneier

Friday Squid Blogging: Brittle Star Catches a Squid

Watch a brittle star catch a squid, and then lose it to another brittle star. As usual, you can also use this squid post to talk about the security stories in the news that I haven’t covered. 15 more words

Bruce Schneier

More on My LinkedIn Account

I have successfully gotten the fake LinkedIn account in my name deleted. To prevent someone from doing this again, I signed up for LinkedIn. This is my first — and only — post on that account: My Only LinkedIn Post (Yes, Really) Welcome to my LinkedIn page. 21 more words

Bruce Schneier