Alec MuffettWhat I can't understand is simultaneously how @torproject bemoans the risk of HTTP interception on exit nodes, AND YET *encourages* HTTP-over-Onion.
HTTP is simply *toxic*. Kill it.
How Malicious Tor Relays are Exploiting Users in 2020 (Part I) by nusenu
Councils in England and Wales warn people to watch out for fraudsters posing as NHS contact tracers.
Alec Muffett"Oh my, how could this have happened, who could have: possibly foreseen this outcome...?"
ABSOLUTELY EVERYONE WHO WORKS IN SECURITY, THAT'S WHO.
BBC News - Coronavirus: Scam warning over NHS test and trace
The life-saving three-point seat belt was too significant not to share, according to Volvo
Alec MuffettIt's well-known that Jonas Salk did not patent the Polio vaccine, for the public good; less well known is that @Volvo freed the patent for the three-point car seatbelt / "safety-belt":
This leads to an important #infosec philosophical point.
The popular porn site Pornhub has just launched a mirror site on Tor so you can watch videos privately without worrying about being tracked online. The adult entertainment company has disabled login and user upload functions for the Tor site, but...
Alec MuffettWhy am I the last person to hear about this?
Systems, devices, and methods are disclosed for instantaneously decrypting data in an end-to-end encrypted secure messaging session while maintaining forward secrecy and post-compromise security using a double ratchet communication protocol....
I don't care if it's mathematically impossible, make it happen nerds!
Alec Muffett[Vance] neglected to cite examples of lawful access systems going wrong. As noted in a 2015 paper [PDF] addressing this issue – one US authorities keep trying to resolve to their satisfaction – a lawful access mechanism built into a telephone switch…