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October, 2010


October 31, 2010  1:07 AM

Passwords as Single Authentication Factor Are Dead, Aren’t They?

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October 30, 2010  11:28 PM

Halloween is International “Kill a Zombie Day!”

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October 29, 2010  8:59 PM

How to Avoid Losing Locational Privacy – Conclusion

Ken Harthun Ken Harthun Profile: Ken Harthun

In Part 2, I showed how the EFF recommends building location systems which don't collect the data in the first place. How is that accomplished? Cryptographic protocols. One of these is electronic cash . Electronic cash...


October 29, 2010  1:12 AM

How to Avoid Losing Locational Privacy – Part 2

Ken Harthun Ken Harthun Profile: Ken Harthun

In my last post, I outlined the concept of location privacy and gave some examples of how you can be tracked when you're out and and about. You may say, "So, what? What do I care if people know where I'm going? I'm not doing anything wrong." Maybe so, in your eyes. But in the post-9/11 climate,...


October 27, 2010  1:29 AM

How to Avoid Losing Locational Privacy – Part 1

Ken Harthun Ken Harthun Profile: Ken Harthun

You've never heard the term before? Well, here's what it is according to the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF): "Locational privacy (also known as "location privacy") is the ability of an individual to move in public space with the...


October 26, 2010  1:08 AM

I’m Snuggly the Security Bear’s Biggest Fan!

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October 24, 2010  4:08 PM

Ban on Use of Encryption for a Property Crime?

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October 23, 2010  11:21 PM

Bogus EFTPS Failure Notices are Result of AWeber Hack

Ken Harthun Ken Harthun Profile: Ken Harthun

I just got this from a friend of mine, Arindam Chakraborty, who is also a fellow Internet marketer: Warning About EFTPS Tax Phishing Emails!Like me and many, many other marketers, he uses AWeber Communications email...


October 20, 2010  11:50 PM

Seven Ways to Detect System Intrusions

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October 20, 2010  5:49 PM

Why Trusting Users With Security is a Bad Idea

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