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In this issue:

  • Data and Goliath Is Finished
  • iPhone Encryption and the Return of the Crypto Wars
  • Fake Cell Phone Towers Across the US
  • FOXACID Operations Manual
  • NSA Has Undercover Operatives in Foreign Companies
  • DEA Creates Fake Facebook Page in Woman's Name

from the October 15, 2014 Crypto-Gram Newsletter
by Bruce Schneier
read by Dan Henage

Direct download: crypto-gram-14-10.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:31 PM

In this issue:

  • NSA/GCHQ/CSEC Infecting Innocent Computers Worldwide
  • The Security of al Qaeda Encryption Software
  • QUANTUM Technology Sold by Cyberweapons Arms Manufacturers
  • The Concerted Effort to Remove Data Collection Restrictions
  • Cell Phone Kill Switches Mandatory in California
  • Security of Password Managers

from the September 15, 2014 Crypto-Gram Newsletter
by Bruce Schneier
read by Dan Henage

Direct download: crypto-gram-14-09.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:30 PM

In this issue:

  • New Snowden Interview in Wired
  • The US Intelligence Community has a Third Leaker
  • Over a Billion Passwords Stolen?
  • Irrational Fear of Risks Against Our Children

from the August 15, 2014 Crypto-Gram Newsletter
by Bruce Schneier
read by Dan Henage

Direct download: crypto-gram-14-08.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:24 PM

In this issue:

  • GCHQ Catalog of Exploit Tools
  • NSA Spied on Prominent Muslim Americans
  • Web Activity Used in Court to Portray State of Mind
  • NSA Targets the Privacy-Conscious for Surveillance
  • Co3 Systems Is Hiring
  • Could Keith Alexander's Advice Possibly Be Worth $600K a Month?

from the July 15, 2014 Crypto-Gram Newsletter
by Bruce Schneier
read by Dan Henage

Direct download: crypto-gram-14-07.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:27 PM

In this issue:

  • Disclosing vs. Hoarding Vulnerabilities
  • The NSA is Not Made of Magic
  • GCHQ Intercept Sites in Oman
  • Chinese Hacking of the US
  • The Human Side of Heartbleed
  • TrueCrypt
  • Security and Human Behavior (SHB 2014)
  • Seventh Movie-Plot Threat Contest Winner

from the June 15, 2014 Crypto-Gram Newsletter
by Bruce Schneier
read by Dan Henage

Direct download: crypto-gram-14-06.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:09 PM

In this issue:

  • Internet Subversion
  • New Al Qaeda Encryption Software
  • Seventh Movie-Plot Threat Contest Semifinalists
  • Espionage vs. Surveillance

from the May 15, 2014 Crypto-Gram Newsletter
by Bruce Schneier
read by Dan Henage

Direct download: crypto-gram-14-05.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:08 PM

In this issue:

  • Heartbleed
  • Seventh Movie-Plot Threat Contest
  • MYSTIC: The NSA's Telephone Call Collection Program
  • The Continuing Public/Private Surveillance Partnership
  • New Book on Data and Power
  • An Open Letter to IBM's Open Letter
  • Ephemeral Apps
  • Details of the Target Credit Card Breach

from the April 15, 2014 Crypto-Gram Newsletter
by Bruce Schneier
read by Dan Henage

Direct download: crypto-gram-14-04.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 11:09 AM

In this issue:

  • Breaking Up the NSA
  • Computer Network Exploitation vs. Computer Network Attack
  • Metadata = Surveillance
  • Surveillance by Algorithm
  • Who Should Store NSA Surveillance Data
  • The Security of the Fortuna PRNG
  • RCS Spyware and Citizen Lab
  • Choosing Secure Passwords

from the March 15, 2014 Crypto-Gram Newsletter
by Bruce Schneier
read by Dan Henage

Direct download: crypto-gram-14-03.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 10:01 AM

In this issue:

  • Finding People's Locations Based on Their Activities in Cyberspace
  • The Insecurity of Secret IT Systems
  • Last Month I Briefed Congress on the NSA
  • US Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board (PCLOB) Condemns NSA Mass Surveillance
  • NSA/GCHQ Accused of Hacking Belgian Cryptographer
  • CSEC Surveillance Analysis of IP and User Data

from the February 15, 2014 Crypto-Gram Newsletter
by Bruce Schneier
read by Dan Henage

Direct download: crypto-gram-14-02.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 10:05 AM

In this issue:

  • How the NSA Threatens National Security
  • NSA Exploit of the Day
  • Tor User Identified by FBI
  • Security Risks of Embedded Systems
  • Schneier News: I've Joined Co3[“Co-Three”] Systems
  • Twitter Users: Please Make Sure You're Following the Right Feed

from the January 15, 2014 Crypto-Gram Newsletter
by Bruce Schneier
read by Dan Henage

Direct download: crypto-gram-14-01.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 9:12 AM