Kategoriarkiv: Security

No trade secrets for foreigners in China

This is at least interesting for anyone doing business – or traveling as a tourist – in China: It is important to fully understand what this means. Under the Cybersecurity Law, the Chinese government has the right to obtain from any person … Læs resten

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Permanent Record

I am going to read Edward Snowden’s memoir, “Permanent Record“. I will never forget the moment on June 9, 2013, when I watched a video of a skinny, serious, unshaven man named Edward Snowden introduce himself to the world as the source … Læs resten

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Listening in on other people’s children

Since apparently someone still thinks this is news, here we go again: Microsoft had third parties listening* in on Xbox recordings, sometimes of children and sometimes of recordings that had been made by mistake. I’ll repeat: Any internet connected camera … Læs resten

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Transcribing private conversations

Big Tech transcribes samples recorded from the microphones at our homes. We know this. I was honestly surprised that the Danish newspaper Politiken chose to treat the fact that Apple and Google had had private conversations of their users transcribed … Læs resten

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Digital elections

I know that many people are surprised by this, but there is no currently existing way to securely hold an election digitally. It’s not that we lack the technology to do so, we lack a valid theory of how it … Læs resten

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More good advice for privacy and security

From NordVPN, “20 bad Internet behaviors – and how to fix them” is worth a read. I like how NordVPN continues to communicate. And I also like this meme: (from this picture)

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Best browsers for privacy

I switched VPN provider to NordVPN and they are a much more communicative company than my previous VPN provider. That’s probably good. They have published a nice article with the best browsers for privacy and security. Interesting read. On my … Læs resten

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Change your passwords, now

People tend to use the same password more than one place Facebook stored the passwords of users in plain text, discoverable at least by Facebook employees, since 2012 Culture eats strategy for breakfast. But, in the case of Facebook culture … Læs resten

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A veritable spy thriller

Bellingcat’s investigation into the suspects in the Skripal poisoning is very interesting. They have found that the two named suspects are likely GRU officers and found a link to a third officer. While investigating this third officer bellingcat found that … Læs resten

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Huawei and western incompetence

So, Huawei-as–a-national–network-supplier is in the news; I wrote about this almost 7 years ago, so “news” should be taken lightly. Is Huawei a security problem for western countries or is this either political posturing or an attempt at protecting national … Læs resten

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