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New White House Privacy Report

Two days ago, the White House released a report on privacy: “Privacy in our Digital Lives: Protecting Individuals and Promoting Innovation.” The report summarizes things the administration has done, and lists future challenges: Areas for Further Attention Technology will pose new consumer privacy and security challenges. 20 more words

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Heartbeat as Biometric Password

There’s research in using a heartbeat as a biometric password. No details in the article. My guess is that there isn’t nearly enough entropy in the reproducible biometric, but I might be surprised. 41 more words

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Brian Krebs Uncovers Murai Botnet Author

Really interesting investigative story….

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WhatsApp Security Vulnerability

Back in March, Rolf Weber wrote about a potential vulnerability in the WhatsApp protocol that would allow Facebook to defeat perfect forward secrecy by forcibly change users’ keys, allowing it — or more likely, … 820 more words

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Cloudflare's Experience with a National Security Letter

Interesting post on Cloudflare’s experience with receiving a National Security Letter.

News article.

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Friday Squid Blogging: 1874 Giant Squid Attack

This article discusses a giant squid attack on a schooner off the coast of Sri Lanka in 1874.

As usual, you can also use this squid post to talk about the security stories in the news that I haven’t covered. 7 more words

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Friday Squid Blogging: 1874 Giant Squid Attack

This article discusses a giant squid attack on a schooner off the coast of Sri Lanka in 1874. As usual, you can also use this squid post to talk about the security stories in the news that I haven’t covered…. 7 more words

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