May 2012

RT @votescannell Mother of 3 Arrested for Taking Pictures of Tourist Attraction at Airport http://t.co/Id8TKH9r // I feel safer already. # Freedom gropes for all @seatac! /cc @tsastatus. # RT @ashk4n WiFi Pineapple lets anyone with $90 to "compromise the sh*t out of anyone using WiFi in the area" http://t.co/TnR3n56k #armsrace # Great question for…

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At AusCert, I had the privilege to share a the gala dinner stage with LaserMan and Axis of Awesome, and talk about a few security lessons from Star Wars. I forgot to mention onstage that I’ve actually illustrated all eight of the Saltzer and Schroeder principles, and collected them up as a single page. That…

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RT @netik You program in Rails? Check out Brakeman from our security team & make your code safer. http://t.co/nFPQ3cxx (go @presidentbeef!) # RT @KimZetter Equipment Maker Caught Installing Backdoor Vows to Fix After Public Pressure – http://t.co/EZfe7s27 # Pro tip: "Blackhat talks get lots of publicity" is not a reason *your* submission will make a…

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That’s my takeaway from a new study of 2,000 households by Consumer Reports: There are more than 150 million Americans using Facebook at this point, and that number is growing. … a new exhaustive study from Consumer Reports on social networking privacy found that 13 million American Facebook users have never touched their privacy settings.…

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Jan-Tilo Kirchhoff asked on Twitter for a printer (ideally in Germany) to print up some Elevation of Privilege card sets. Deb Richardson then suggested Kickstarter. I wanted to comment, but this doesn’t fit in a tweet, so I’ll do it here. I would be totally excited for someone to Kickstarter production of Elevation of Privilege.…

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