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Crypto-Gram 15 May 2016

In this issue:

  • Credential Stealing as an Attack Vector
  • Helen Nissenbaum on Regulating Data Collection and Use
  • Amazon Unlimited Fraud
  • I'm Writing a Book on Security

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

Direct download: crypto-gram-16-05.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 5:17am MDT

Crypto-Gram 15 April 2016

In this issue:

  • Lawful Hacking and Continuing Vulnerabilities
  • More Links on the San Bernardino iPhone Case
  • Cryptography Is Harder Than It Looks
  • Memphis Airport Inadvertently Gets Security Right
  • New NIST Encryption Guidelines
  • Hacking Lottery Machines
  • IRS Security

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

Direct download: crypto-gram-16-04.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:29am MDT

Crypto-Gram 15 March 2016

In this issue:

  • Data Is a Toxic Asset
  • The FBI vs. Apple: Decrypting an iPhone
  • The Importance of Strong Encryption to Security
  • Security Implications of Cash
  • WikiLeaks Publishes NSA Target List
  • Cheating at Professional Bridge
  • Simultaneous Discovery of Vulnerabilities

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

Direct download: crypto-gram-16-03.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:31am MDT

Crypto-Gram 15 February 2016

In this issue:

  • The Internet of Things Will Be the World's Biggest Robot
  • Integrity and Availability Threats
  • Security vs. Surveillance
  • Paper on the Going Dark Debate
  • The 2016 National Threat Assessment
  • AT&T Does Not Care about Your Privacy
  • "Data and Goliath" Published in Paperback
  • NSA's TAO Head on Internet Offense and Defense
  • Worldwide Encryption Products Survey

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

Direct download: crypto-gram-16-02.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:29am MDT

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 MDT

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 MDT

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 MDT

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 MDT

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 MDT

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 MDT