Tag: encryption

Details on a New PGP Vulnerability

Read Details on a New PGP Vulnerability – Schneier on Security by Bruce Schneier

Why is anyone using encrypted e-mail anymore, anyway? Reliably and easily encrypting e-mail is an insurmountably hard problem for reasons having nothing to do with today’s announcement. If you need to communicate securely, use Signal. If having Signal on your phone will arouse suspicion, use WhatsApp.

Interesting that Bruce things email encryption is a lost cause. For reasons that are mostly about ease of use.

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Device encryption “Do as I say, not as I do”

Liked Trump’s Android phone has been repealed and replaced (BGR)

Just over one year ago, president Don Trump called upon all Americans to boycott Apple until the company agreed to help investigators unlock an iPhone tied to the tragedy in San Bernardino.

[exif id=”21122″] Apparently, POTUS has changed his mind. Trump’s director of social media and senior advisor Dan Scavino Jr. in a tweet in March of 2017. [tweet https://twitter.com/DanScavino/status/846918912793083904 width=1200 align=center] I guess only elected officials are allowed to have the full rights afforded by the United State constitution. Why am I bringing this up? Because…

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Why We Encrypt

Encryption protects our data. It protects our data when it’s sitting on our computers and in data centers, and it protects it when it’s being transmitted around the Internet. It protects our conversations, whether video, voice, or text. It protects our privacy. It protects our anonymity. And sometimes, it protects our lives. This protection is…

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