October 2011

The Electronic Frontier Foundation has published a report on the State of HTTPS Security that promises to be the first in a series and is well worth reading on its own. The TL;DR version:  HTTPS adoption is growing rapidly, but the current system, especially the Certificate Authorities, has much room for improvement before it actually…

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Normally, I like the overlap of cultures, the boundaries of exploration and what comes from that exploration. But this three-way Frankenstien’s combination of French cheese, wraps (not sure where to attribute those–I think the US version is mostly from burritos, but there’s also Arabic pita wraps) and American is somehow best posted on Halloween:

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RT @alexhutton Seriously? DHS doesn't *do* threat modeling? My rage is like a 1000 TSA exposed to cancer causing back scatter devices. # RT @ACLU FBI issued 143,074 National Security Letters '03-05 & reported 0 terrorism prosecutions as a result. Zilch. http://t.co/JM8FBFyf # RT @EthanZ Background on @alaa's detention for refusal to accept legitimacy of…

Read More Twitter Updates from Adam, 2011-10-31

"Plankytronixx" has a nice blog post on Elevation of Privilege at http://t.co/CFFrWAfF # RT @mattblaze Attention NYPD sign makers: "Just following orders" is not a great slogan. http://t.co/LHBOvQ8f # I'd missed @BillBrenner70 on Security Horror Show http://t.co/5nS0KHOH What can we do to stop the madness? # RT @AudryT Police confirmed: Pepper spray & rubber bullets…

Read More Twitter Updates from Adam, 2011-10-30

RT @georgevhulme RT @msksecurity: The Dark Side Of Biometrics: 9 Million Israelis' Hacked Info Hits The Web http://t.co/817TMklU # Actually, @danphilpott, the best line is "Crews determined the land mines were benign and removed them from the bag." http://t.co/KobPO94k # RT @k8em0 This year's #bluehat should be exciting, check out the lineup – http://t.co/Ee1LoHVK #…

Read More Twitter Updates from Adam, 2011-10-26

New School blog: "Maria Klawe on increasing Women in Technology" http://t.co/NDugVafW # RT @Jim_Harper How Much Homeland Security is Enough? Live now at: http://t.co/XtUXmzp1 << Right question is "how much is too much?" 🙂 # RT @TheOnion American Voices: Should bikers have to register their trips with the government? Tell us #whatdoyouthink http://t.co/1NbLi5Rb # RT…

Read More Twitter Updates from Adam, 2011-10-25