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Crypto-Gram 15 January 2016

In this issue:

  • The Internet of Things that Talk About You Behind Your Back
  • Using Law against Technology
  • DMCA and the Internet of Things
  • NSA Spies on Israeli Prime Minister
  • Replacing Judgment with Algorithms
  • IT Security and the Normalization of Deviance

from the January 15, 2016 Crypto-Gram Newsletter
by Bruce Schneier
read by Dan Henage

Direct download: crypto-gram-16-01.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:21am MST

Crypto-Gram 15 December 2015

In this issue:

  • Policy Repercussions of the Paris Terrorist Attacks
  • NSA Collected Americans' E-mails Even After it Stopped Collecting Americans' E-mails
  • Reputation in the Information Age
  • On CISA
  • Voter Surveillance
  • Worldwide Cryptographic Products Survey: Edits and Additions Wanted
  • Security vs. Business Flexibility

from the December 15, 2015 Crypto-Gram Newsletter
by Bruce Schneier
read by Dan Henage

Direct download: crypto-gram-15-12.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:21am MST

Crypto-Gram 15 November 2015

In this issue:

  • The Doxing Trend
  • The Rise of Political Doxing
  • Breaking Diffie-Hellman with Massive Precomputation (Again)
  • Australia Is Testing Virtual Passports
  • The Effects of Surveillance on the Victims

from the November 15, 2015 Crypto-Gram Newsletter
by Bruce Schneier
read by Dan Henage

Direct download: crypto-gram-15-11.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:02am MST

Crypto-Gram 15 October 2015

In this issue:

  • Volkswagen and Cheating Software
  • Living in a Code Yellow World
  • Obama Administration Not Pursuing a Backdoor to Commercial Encryption
  • Stealing Fingerprints
  • Automatic Face Recognition and Surveillance
  • Bringing Frozen Liquids through Airport Security
  • SHA-1 Freestart Collision

from the October 15, 2015 Crypto-Gram Newsletter
by Bruce Schneier
read by Dan Henage

Direct download: crypto-gram-15-10.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 11:05am MST

Crypto-Gram 15 September 2015

In this issue:

  • The Security Risks of Third-Party Data
  • NSA Plans for a Post-Quantum World
  • Drone Self-Defense and the Law
  • Hacking Team, Computer Vulnerabilities, and the NSA
  • TSA Master Keys
  • Oracle CSO Rant Against Security Experts
  • FBI and Apple's Encryption
  • Animals vs. Drones
  • Glenn Greenwald Debates Keith Alexander
  • Wanted: Cryptography Products for Worldwide Survey

from the September 15, 2015 Crypto-Gram Newsletter
by Bruce Schneier
read by Dan Henage

Direct download: crypto-gram-15-09.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 10:06am MST

Crypto-Gram 15 August 2015

In this issue:

  • Backdoors Won't Solve Comey's Going Dark Problem
  • Another Salvo in the Second Crypto War (of Words)
  • Cosa Nostra Dead Drops
  • Bizarre High-Tech Kidnapping
  • Fugitive Located by Spotify
  • Intimidating Military Personnel by Targeting Their Families
  • Stagefright Vulnerability in Android Phones

from the August 15, 2015 Crypto-Gram Newsletter
by Bruce Schneier
read by Dan Henage

Direct download: crypto-gram-15-08.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 8:24am MST

Crypto-Gram 15 July 2015

In this issue:

  • Organizational Doxing
  • Why We Encrypt
  • The Secrecy of the Snowden Documents
  • The Risks of Mandating Backdoors in Encryption Products
  • What is the DoD's Position on Backdoors in Security Systems?
  • Office of Personnel Management Data Hack
  • More about the NSA's XKEYSCORE
  • Hayden Mocks NSA Reforms
  • NSA French and German Intercepts
  • Hacking Team Is Hacked

from the July 15, 2015 Crypto-Gram Newsletter
by Bruce Schneier
read by Dan Henage

Direct download: crypto-gram-15-07.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 8:06am MST

Crypto-Gram 15 June 2015

In this issue:

  • The Logjam (and Another) Vulnerability against Diffie-Hellman Key Exchange
  • NSA Running a Massive IDS on the Internet Backbone
  • Duqu 2.0
  • Why the Recent Section 215 Reform Debate Doesn't Matter Much
  • TSA Not Detecting Weapons at Security Checkpoints
  • Chris Roberts and Avionics Security
  • Encrypting Windows Hard Drives
  • Should Companies Do Most of Their Computing in the Cloud? (Part 1)
  • Should Companies Do Most of Their Computing in the Cloud? (Part 2)
  • Should Companies Do Most of Their Computing in the Cloud? (Part 3)
  • Eighth Movie-Plot Threat Contest Winner

from the June 15, 2015 Crypto-Gram Newsletter
by Bruce Schneier
read by Dan Henage

Direct download: crypto-gram-15-06.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 6:30am MST

Crypto-Gram 15 May 2015

In this issue:

  • Admiral Rogers Speaking at the Joint Service Academy Cyber Security Summit
  • The Further Democratization of QUANTUM
  • The Further Democratization of Stingray
  • Eighth Movie-Plot Threat Contest Semifinalists
  • Hacking Airplanes
  • Counting the US Intelligence Community Leakers
  • "Hinky" in Action

from the May 15, 2015 Crypto-Gram Newsletter
by Bruce Schneier
read by Dan Henage

Direct download: crypto-gram-15-05.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 5:25am MST

Crypto-Gram 15 April 2015

In this issue:

  • More "Data and Goliath" News
  • The Eighth Movie-Plot Threat Contest
  • Metal Detectors at Sports Stadiums
  • Cisco Shipping Equipment to Fake Addresses to Foil NSA Interception
  • New Zealand's XKEYSCORE Use
  • Australia Outlaws Warrant Canaries

from the April 15, 2015 Crypto-Gram Newsletter
by Bruce Schneier
read by Dan Henage

Direct download: crypto-gram-15-04.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 5:12am MST