Phishing Has Gotten Very Good

It's a matter of motive. To a criminal, all fil...

Published Mar 1, 2013 in Software, Security

It’s a matter of motive. To a criminal, all files of credit card numbers are equally good, so your security depends in part on how much better or worse you are than those around you. If the attacker wants you specifically – as in the examples above – relative security is irrelevant. What matters is whether or not your security is better than the attackers’ skill. And so often it’s not.

Bruce Schneier on the poor state of software (and personal) information security.

What our solar system looks like from a non-fixed perspective

From @justinsane98

Published Feb 28, 2013 in Space