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CCC | Chaos Computer Club breaks Apple TouchID

99 words by attila written on 2013–09–23, last edit: 2013–09–23, tags: aapl, biometric, hacking, phone, security

CCC | Chaos Computer Club breaks Apple TouchID.

I’ve always loved these guys but this is just too beautiful. The post is really good and everyone should read it but the punchline is one for the ages:

… It is plain stupid to use something that you can’t change and that you leave everywhere every day as a security token. … … read more

Encryption is less secure than we thought - MIT News Office

12 words by attila written on 2013–08–22, last edit: 2013–08–22, tags: crypto, security

Encryption is less secure than we thought - MIT News Office.

No comment. … read more

Several Flaws Discovered in ZRTPCPP Library Used in Secure Phone Apps | Threatpost

206 words by attila written on 2013–07–01, last edit: 2013–07–01, tags: pgp, security, voip, vul, zimmerman, zrtp

Several Flaws Discovered in ZRTPCPP Library Used in Secure Phone Apps | Threatpost.

This is important and worth noting. I have been considering putting together an Asterisk installation on my server in NYC that has ZRTP enabled somehow not sure how you do that but I’m sure it is possible so that I could set up a secure telephony system for myself. ZRTP looked like a pretty cool thing to me I read about it when Zimmerman released it and even downloaded his Linux background app and used it a few times. … read more


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