“Streetinsider”:http://www.streetinsider.com/Press+Releases/Bromium+Pioneers+Micro-virtualization+Technology%3B+Secures+%2426.5M+Series+B+Funding/7531426.html … “GigaOM”:http://gigaom.com/cloud/how-bromium-lets-bad-guys-in-and-still-keeps-data-safe/ … “Network Computing”:http://www.networkcomputing.com/end-to-end-apm/240002428
So apparently all our tvs will have cameras and mics soon, and hopefully the mfrs will be a little smarter about privacy and usage rights than “this abysmal first Samsung attempt”:http://yro.slashdot.org/story/12/03/21/2117236/new-samsung-tv-watches-you-watching-it. I also note that Xfinity keeps sending me mail […]
“Taking your computer or phone into china”:http://www.nytimes.com/2012/02/11/technology/electronic-security-a-worry-in-an-age-of-digital-espionage.html?pagewanted=all is a bad idea, and I assume you are at risk in other countries as well. And why do we think we are safe here, when “someone can just litter around these sniffers”:http://www.theverge.com/2012/1/27/2753176/f-bomb-diy-darpa-funded-spy-computer, […]
Recommended by Adrian for video cam equipment — “Supercircuits”:http://www.supercircuits.com/
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Brett on Stuff » Distilleries of Scotland. A reason to hike Scotland WOW — stronger authentication than your bank. What does that say about the world. Running DC thru the house. An idea whose time has come again? Indie games […]
NIC exploits via Hack the Planet — “I’ve seen one example use this to establish a zero-footprint rootkit i.e. one which leaves no trace on disk.” — egad.
* The Big Picture | Cognitive Biases: A Short List — great list of the ways we screw up decisions * marca’s view on the best scifi of the decade * Larry’s recommended security blogs * EDSBS’s top 5 legends […]
We had a credit card stolen a while back and I was just on the phone with the bank clearing up one last transaction. The vendor, Steam, was claiming that the charge was valid. It took me about 2 minutes […]
The Insider: BioPassword to hackers — crack this account — will be interesting to see how much traffic this generates.
Good analysis on used hard drive content. Cross-drive analysis is fascinating. A good reminder — physically destroy your hard disks when you are done with them. Related posts: Philips amBX, Rootkit safety
Advice for friends and family: If you have autorun turned on, turn it off, now. Never open any link sent to you by anyone on IM. Unless you know what you are doing.