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Lifting a Fingerprint from a Photo
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19.4.2018 07:51
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Police in the UK were able to read a fingerprint from a photo of a hand:

Staff from the units specialist imaging team were able to enhance a picture of a hand holding a number of tablets w...

Oblivious DNS
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18.4.2018 07:29
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Interesting idea:

...we present Oblivious DNS ODNS which is a new design of the DNS ecosystem that allows current DNS servers to remain unchanged and increases privacy for data in motion...

Hijacking Emergency Sirens
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17.4.2018 07:29
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Turns out its easy to hijack emergency sirens with a radio transmitter....

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The DMCA and its Chilling Effects on Research
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16.4.2018 07:46
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The Center for Democracy and Technology has a good summary of the current state of the DMCAs chilling effects on security research.

To underline the nature of chilling effects on hacking an...

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RT @RidT@birdsite.link
The Russian router hacking story appears to be big—so far we're only scratching the surface. Two Qs:

1—ICS routers targeted in energy sector. Potential for sabotage? At scale?
2—ISP routers targeted. Potential SSL MITMs? At scale?

us-cert.gov/ncas/alerts/TA18-1
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Microsoft is developing a Linux Distro.

....Is someone posting April Fools stuff a few weeks late? businessinsider.com/microsoft-

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COPPA Compliance
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13.4.2018 07:43
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Interesting research: Wont Somebody Think of the Children Examining COPPA Compliance at Scale:

Abstract: We present a scalable dynamic analysis framework that allows for the automatic...

Friday Squid Blogging: Eating Firefly Squid
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13.4.2018 17:24
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In Tokama Japan you can watch the firefly squid catch and eat them in various ways:

Its great to eat hotaruika around when the seasons change which is when people tend to get sick sai...

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Cybersecurity Insurance
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12.4.2018 07:36
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Good article about how difficult it is to insure an organization against Internet attacks and how expensive the insurance is.

Companies like retailers banks and healthcare providers began...

The Digital Security Exchange Is Live
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11.4.2018 07:33
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Last year I wrote about the Digital Security Exchange. The project is live:

The DSX works to strengthen the digital resilience of U.S. civil society groups by improving their understanding a...