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In this issue:

  • The Importance of Security Engineering
  • Security at the 9/11 WTC Memorial
  • Poll: Americans Like the TSA
  • Five "Neglects" in Risk Management
  • Is iPhone Security Really this Good?

from the September 15, 2012 Crypto-Gram Newsletter
by Bruce Schneier
read by Dan Henage

Direct download: crypto-gram-12-09.mp3
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In this issue:

  • Terrorism in the U.S. Since 9/11
  • The Efficacy of Post-9/11 Counterterrorism
  • Funniest Joke at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival
  • Unredacted U.S. Diplomatic WikiLeaks Cables Published
  • A Status Report: "Liars and Outliers"

from the September 15, 2011 Crypto-Gram Newsletter
by Bruce Schneier
read by Dan Henage

Direct download: crypto-gram-11-09.mp3
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In this issue:

  • Developments in Facial Recognition
  • Is There a Hacking Epidemic?

from the August 15, 2011 Crypto-Gram Newsletter
by Bruce Schneier
read by Dan Henage

Direct download: crypto-gram-11-08.mp3
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In this issue:

  • Airline Security: A Waste of Money and Time
  • Full Body Scanners: What's Next?
  • Close the Washington Monument
  • WikiLeaks
  • Cyberwar and the Future of Cyber Conflict
  • NIST Announces SHA-3 Finalists (Skein is One of Them)
  • Software Monoculture
  • Term Paper Writing for Hire

from the December 15, 2010 Crypto-Gram Newsletter
by Bruce Schneier
read by Dan Henage

Direct download: crypto-gram-10-12.mp3
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In this issue:

  • Crowdsourcing Surveillance
  • Internet Quarantines
  • Cargo Security
  • Changes in Airplane Security
  • Young Man in "Old Man" Mask Boards Plane in Hong Kong
  • Kahn, Diffie, Clark, and Me at Bletchley Park
  • Changing Passwords

from the November 15, 2010 Crypto-Gram Newsletter
by Bruce Schneier
read by Dan Henage

Direct download: crypto-gram-10-11.mp3
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In this issue:

  • Wiretapping the Internet
  • Me on Cyberwar
  • Putting Unique Codes on Objects to Detect Counterfeiting
  • Stuxnet

from the October 15, 2010 Crypto-Gram Newsletter
by Bruce Schneier
read by Dan Henage

Direct download: crypto-gram-10-10.mp3
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In this issue:

  • Consumerization and Corporate IT Security
  • More Skein News
  • Wanted: Skein Hardware Help

from the September 15, 2010 Crypto-Gram Newsletter
by Bruce Schneier
read by Dan Henage

Direct download: crypto-gram-10-09.mp3
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In this issue:

  • A Revised Taxonomy of Social Networking Data
  • WikiLeaks Insurance File
  • NSA and the National Cryptologic Museum
  • Book Review: How Risky Is It, Really?

from the August 15, 2010 Crypto-Gram Newsletter
by Bruce Schneier
read by Dan Henage

Direct download: crypto-gram-10-08.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 6:00pm MST

In this issue:

  • The Threat of Cyberwar Has Been Grossly Exaggerated
  • Internet Kill Switch
  • Third SHB Workshop
  • Data at Rest vs. Data in Motion

from the July 15, 2010 Crypto-Gram Newsletter
by Bruce Schneier
read by Dan Henage

Direct download: crypto-gram-10-07.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 6:00pm MST

In this issue:

  • Hiring Hackers
  • Scenes from an Airport
  • Fifth Annual Movie-Plot Threat Contest Winner
  • Outsourcing to an Indian Jail
  • Terrorists Placing Fake Bombs in Public Places
  • Reading Me

from the June 15, 2010 Crypto-Gram Newsletter
by Bruce Schneier
read by Dan Henage

Direct download: crypto-gram-10-06.mp3
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Crypto-Gram 15 May 2010

In this issue:

  • Worst-Case Thinking
  • Why Aren't There More Terrorist Attacks?
  • 9/11 Made us Safer?
  • Fifth Annual Movie-Plot Threat Contest Semi-Finalists
  • Young People, Privacy, and the Internet
  • The Doghouse: Lock My PC
  • "If You See Something, Say Something"
  • Preventing Terrorist Attacks in Crowded Areas
  • Punishing Security Breaches

from the May 15, 2010 Crypto-Gram Newsletter
by Bruce Schneier
read by Dan Henage

Direct download: crypto-gram-10-05.mp3
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Crypto-Gram 15 Apr 2010

In this issue:

  • Privacy and Control
  • New York and the Moscow Subway Bombing
  • Fifth Annual Movie-Plot Threat Contest
  • New Book: Cryptography Engineering
  • Should the Government Stop Outsourcing Code Development?

from the April 15, 2010 Crypto-Gram Newsletter
by Bruce Schneier
read by Dan Henage

Direct download: crypto-gram-10-04.mp3
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Crypto-Gram 15 Mar 2010

In this issue:

  • Al-Mabhouh Assassination
  • Small Planes and Lone Terrorist Nutcases
  • The Doghouse: Demiurge Consulting
  • TSA Logo Contest Winner

from the March 15, 2010 Crypto-Gram Newsletter
by Bruce Schneier
read by Dan Henage

Direct download: crypto-gram-10-03.mp3
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Crypto-Gram 15 Feb 2010

In this issue:

  • Fixing Intelligence Failures
  • Anonymity and the Internet
  • Security and Function Creep
  • The Chinese Attack Against Google
  • New Attack on Threefish

from the February 15, 2010 Crypto-Gram Newsletter
by Bruce Schneier
read by Dan Henage

Direct download: crypto-gram-10-02.mp3
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Crypto-Gram 15 Jan 2010

In this issue:

  • Post-Underwear-Bomber Airport Security
  • TSA Logo Contest
  • Another Contest: Fixing Airport Security
  • Fixing Intelligence
  • Intercepting Predator Video
  • Breaching the Secure Area in Airports

from the January 15, 2010 Crypto-Gram Newsletter
by Bruce Schneier
read by Dan Henage

Direct download: crypto-gram-10-01.mp3
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Crypto-Gram 15 Dec 2009 In this issue:
  • Terrorists Targeting High-Profile Events
  • Eric Schmidt on Privacy
  • A Taxonomy of Social Networking Data
  • The Psychology of Being Scammed
  • Reacting to Security Vulnerabilities
from the December 15, 2009 Crypto-Gram Newsletter
by Bruce Schneier
read by Dan Henage
Direct download: crypto-gram-09-12.mp3
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Crypto-Gram 15 Nov 2009 In this issue:
  • Fear and Overreaction
  • Zero-Tolerance Policies
  • Security in a Reputation Economy
  • The Commercial Speech Arms Race
  • The Doghouse: ADE 651
  • "Evil Maid" Attacks on Encrypted Hard Drives
  • Is Antivirus Dead?
from the November 15, 2009 Crypto-Gram Newsletter
by Bruce Schneier
read by Dan Henage
Direct download: crypto-gram-09-11.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:00pm MST

Crypto-Gram 15 Oct 2009 In this issue:
  • Ass Bomber
  • Unauthentication
  • The Futility of Defending the Targets
  • Texas Instruments Signing Keys Broken
  • The Doghouse
  • UK Defense Security Manual Leaked
from the October 15, 2009 Crypto-Gram Newsletter
by Bruce Schneier
read by Dan Henage
Direct download: crypto-gram-09-10.mp3
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Crypto-Gram 15 Sep 2009 In this issue:
  • Eighth Anniversary of 9/11
  • Skein News
  • Real-World Access Control
  • File Deletion
  • On London's Surveillance Cameras
  • Robert Sawyer's Alibis
  • Stealing 130 Million Credit Card Numbers
  • "The Cult of Schneier"
from the September 15, 2009 Crypto-Gram Newsletter
by Bruce Schneier
read by Dan Henage
Direct download: crypto-gram-09-09.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:00pm MST

Crypto-Gram 15 Aug 2009 In this issue:
  • Risk Intuition
  • Privacy Salience and Social Networking Sites
  • Building in Surveillance
  • Laptop Security while Crossing Borders
  • Self-Enforcing Protocols
  • Another New AES Attack
  • Lockpicking and the Internet
from the August 15, 2009 Crypto-Gram Newsletter
by Bruce Schneier
read by Dan Henage
Direct download: crypto-gram-09-08.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:00pm MST

Crypto-Gram 15 Jul 2009 In this issue:
  • Imagining Threats
  • Security, Group Size, and the Human Brain
  • North Korean Cyberattacks
  • Why People Don't Understand Risks
  • Fraud on eBay
  • Authenticating Paperwork
  • The Pros and Cons of Password Masking
  • The "Hidden Cost" of Privacy
  • Fixing Airport Security
  • Homomorphic Encryption Breakthrough
  • New Attack on AES
  • MD6 Withdrawn from SHA-3 Competition
  • Ever Better Cryptanalytic Results Against SHA-1
from the July 15, 2009 Crypto-Gram Newsletter
by Bruce Schneier
read by Dan Henage
Direct download: crypto-gram-09-07.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:00pm MST

Crypto-Gram 15 Jun 2009 In this issue:
  • Obama's Cybersecurity Speech
  • "Lost" Puzzle in Wired Magazine
  • Last Month's Terrorism Arrests
  • Me on Full-Body Scanners in Airports
  • The Doghouse: Net1
  • Cloud Computing
  • The Second Interdisciplinary Workshop on Security and Human Behaviour
from the June 15, 2009 Crypto-Gram Newsletter
by Bruce Schneier
read by Dan Henage
Direct download: crypto-gram-09-06.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:00pm MST

Crypto-Gram 15 May 2009 In this issue:
  • Fourth Annual Movie-Plot Threat Contest Winner
  • Book Review: The Science of Fear
  • An Expectation of Online Privacy
  • Malicious Contamination of the Food Supply
  • Unfair and Deceptive Data Trade Practices
  • Mathematical Illiteracy
  • Conficker
from the May 15, 2009 Crypto-Gram Newsletter
by Bruce Schneier
read by Dan Henage
Direct download: crypto-gram-09-05.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:00pm MST

Crypto-Gram 15 Apr 2009 In this issue:
  • Fourth Annual Movie-Plot Threat Contest
  • Who Should be in Charge of U.S. Cybersecurity?
  • Privacy and the Fourth Amendment
  • The Definition of "Weapon of Mass Destruction"
  • Stealing Commodities
from the April 15, 2009 Crypto-Gram Newsletter
by Bruce Schneier
read by Dan Henage
Direct download: crypto-gram-09-04.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:00pm MST

Crypto-Gram 15 Mar 2009 In this issue:
  • Perverse Security Incentives
  • Privacy in the Age of Persistence
  • Insiders
  • The Doghouse: Singularics
  • Three Security Anecdotes from the Insect World
  • The Kindness of Strangers
  • New eBay Fraud
  • IT Security: Blaming the Victim
  • Balancing Security and Usability in Authentication
from the March 15, 2009 Crypto-Gram Newsletter
by Bruce Schneier
read by Dan Henage
Direct download: crypto-gram-09-03.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:00pm MST

Crypto-Gram 15 Feb 2009 In this issue:
  • Helping the Terrorists
  • Monster.com Data Breach
  • The Exclusionary Rule and Security
  • BitArmor's No-Breach Guarantee
  • Breach Notification Laws
from the February 15, 2009 Crypto-Gram Newsletter
by Bruce Schneier
read by Dan Henage
Direct download: crypto-gram-09-02.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:00pm MST

Crypto-Gram 15 Jan 2009 In this issue:
  • Impersonation
  • Forging SSL Certificates
  • Biometrics
from the January 15, 2009 Crypto-Gram Newsletter
by Bruce Schneier
read by Dan Henage
Direct download: crypto-gram-09-01.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:00pm MST

Crypto-Gram 15 Dec 2008 In this issue:
  • Lessons from Mumbai
  • Communications During Terrorist Attacks are *Not* Bad
  • Mumbai Terrorists Used Google Earth, Boats, Food
  • Audit
  • The Future of Ephemeral Conversation
  • "Here Comes Everybody" Review
  • FBI Stoking Fear
  • Schneier for TSA Administrator?
  • Skein and SHA-3 News
from the December 15, 2008 Crypto-Gram Newsletter
by Bruce Schneier
read by Dan Henage
Direct download: crypto-gram-08-12.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:00pm MST

Crypto-Gram 15 Nov 2008 In this issue:
  • The Skein Hash Function (pronounce: SKAIN)
  • Me and the TSA
  • Quantum Cryptography
  • The Economics of Spam
  • The Psychology of Con Men
  • Movie-Plot Threat: Terrorists Using Twitter
  • Giving Out Replacement Hotel Room Keys
  • P = NP?
from the November 15, 2008 Crypto-Gram Newsletter
by Bruce Schneier
read by Dan Henage
Direct download: crypto-gram-08-11b.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:00pm MST

Crypto-Gram 15 Oct 2008 In this issue:
  • The Seven Habits of Highly Ineffective Terrorists
  • The Two Classes of Airport Contraband
  • The More Things Change, the More They Stay the Same
  • NSA's Warrantless Eavesdropping Targets Innocent Americans
  • Taleb on the Limitations of Risk Management
  • "New Attack" Against Encrypted Images
  • Nonviolent Activists Are Now Terrorists
  • Does Risk Management Make Sense?
from the October 15, 2008 Crypto-Gram Newsletter
by Bruce Schneier
read by Dan Henage
Direct download: crypto-gram-08-10.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:00pm MST

Crypto-Gram 15 Sep 2008 In this issue:
  • New Book: Schneier on Security
  • Identity Farming
  • BT, Phorm, and Me
  • Security ROI
  • Diebold Finally Admits its Voting Machines Drop Votes
  • Full Disclosure and the Boston Fare Card Hack
  • Contest: Cory Doctorow's Cipher Wheel Rings
  • Photo ID Checks at Airport
  • Mental Illness and Murder
  • Movie-Plot Threats
from the September 15, 2008 Crypto-Gram Newsletter
by Bruce Schneier
read by Dan Henage
Direct download: crypto-gram-08-09b.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:00pm MST

Crypto-Gram 15 Aug 2008 In this issue:
  • Memo to the Next President
  • TSA Proud of Confiscating Non-Dangerous Item
  • Homeland Security Cost-Benefit Analysis
  • Hacking Mifare Transport Cards
  • Information Security and Liabilities
  • Software Liabilities and Free Software
  • Congratulations to Our Millionth Terrorist!
  • TrueCrypt's Deniable File System
  • The DNS Vulnerability
from the August 15, 2008 Crypto-Gram Newsletter
by Bruce Schneier
read by Dan Henage
Direct download: crypto-gram-08-08.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:00pm MST

Crypto-Gram 15 Jul 2008 In this issue:
  • CCTV Cameras
  • Kill Switches and Remote Control
  • LifeLock and Identity Theft
  • The First Interdisciplinary Workshop on Security and Human Behavior
  • The Truth About Chinese Hackers
  • Man-in-the-Middle Attacks
from the July 15, 2008 Crypto-Gram Newsletter
by Bruce Schneier
read by Dan Henage
Direct download: crypto-gram-08-07.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:00pm MST

In this issue:
  • The War on Photography
  • Crossing Borders with Laptops and PDAs
  • E-Mail After the Rapture
  • Fax Signatures
  • The War on T-Shirts
  • More on Airplane Seat Cameras
  • How to Sell Security
from the June 15, 2008 Crypto-Gram Newsletter
by Bruce Schneier
read by Dan Henage
Direct download: crypto-gram-08-06.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:00pm MST

Crypto-Gram 15 May 2008 In this issue:
  • Happy Ten-Year Anniversary
  • Dual-Use Technologies and the Equities Issue
  • Crossing Borders with Laptops and PDAs
  • Third Annual Movie-Plot Threat Contest Winner
  • The RSA Conference
  • Risk Preferences in Chimpanzees and Bonobos
  • The Doghouse: Passwordsafe.com
  • The Ethics of Vulnerability Research
  • Our Data, Ourselves
from the May 15, 2008 Crypto-Gram Newsletter
by Bruce Schneier
read by Dan Henage
Direct download: crypto-gram-08-05.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:00pm MST

In this issue:
  • Third Annual Movie-Plot Threat Contest
  • The Security Mindset
  • The Feeling and Reality of Security
  • Web Entrapment
  • Speeding Tickets and Agenda
  • Seat Belts and Compensating Behavior
  • Internet Censorship
from the April 15, 2008 Crypto-Gram Newsletter
by Bruce Schneier
read by Dan Henage
Direct download: crypto-gram-08-04.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:00pm MST

In this issue:
  • Privacy and Power
  • Israel Implementing IFF System for Commercial Aircraft
  • Third Parties Controlling Information
  • Amtrak to Start Passenger Screening
  • The Doghouse: Drecom
  • Security Products: Suites vs. Best-of-Breed
from the March 15, 2008 Crypto-Gram Newsletter
by Bruce Schneier
read by Dan Henage
Direct download: crypto-gram-08-03.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:00pm MST

In this issue:
  • Security vs. Privacy
  • MySpace and U.S. Attorneys General Agree to Fight Sexual Predators
  • Anti-Missile Technology on Commercial Aircraft
  • Lock-In
  • Hacking Power Networks
  • Mujahideen Secrets 2
  • TSA News
  • DHS Warns of Female Suicide Bombers
  • Giving Driver's Licenses to Illegal Immigrants
from the February 15, 2008 Crypto-Gram Newsletter
by Bruce Schneier
read by Dan Henage
Direct download: crypto-gram-08-02.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:00pm MST

In this issue:
  • Anonymity and the Netflix Dataset
  • "Where Should Airport Security Begin?"
  • Airport Security Study
  • My Open Wireless Network
from the January 15, 2008 Crypto-Gram Newsletter
by Bruce Schneier
read by Dan Henage
Direct download: crypto-gram-08-01.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:00pm MST

In this issue:
  • How to Secure Your Computer, Disks, and Portable Drives
  • Defeating the Shoe Scanning Machine at Heathrow Airport
  • Gitmo Manual Leaked
  • Security in Ten Years
from the December 15, 2007 Crypto-Gram Newsletter
by Bruce Schneier
read by Dan Henage
Direct download: crypto-gram-07-12.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:00pm MST

In this issue:
  • The War on the Unexpected
  • Security Risks of Online Political Contributing
  • Chemical Plant Security and Externalities
  • Switzerland Protects its Vote with Quantum Cryptography
  • Security by Letterhead
  • Cyberwar: Myth or Reality?
  • Understanding the Black Market in Internet Crime
  • The Strange Story of Dual_EC_DRBG
from the November 15, 2007 Crypto-Gram Newsletter
by Bruce Schneier
read by Dan Henage
Direct download: crypto-gram-07-11.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:00pm MST

In this issue:
  • The Storm Worm
  • Fraudulent Amber Alerts
  • UK Police Can Now Demand Encryption Keys
  • Anonymity and the Tor Network
  • Remote-Controlled Toys and the TSA
  • Staged Attack Causes Generator to Self-Destruct
from the October 15, 2007 Crypto-Gram Newsletter
by Bruce Schneier
read by Dan Henage
Direct download: crypto-gram-07-10.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:00pm MST

In this issue:
  • First Responders
  • Basketball Referees and Single Points of Failure
  • Interview with National Intelligence Director Mike McConnell
  • Home Users: A Public Health Problem?
  • Vague Threat Prompts Overreaction
  • Stupidest Terrorist Overreaction?
  • Wholesale Automobile Surveillance Comes to New York City
  • U.S. Government Threatens Retaliation Against States who Reject REAL ID
  • Computer Forensics Case Study
  • Getting Free Food at a Fast-Food Drive-In
from the September 15, 2007 Crypto-Gram Newsletter
by Bruce Schneier
read by Dan Henage
Direct download: crypto-gram-07-09.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:00pm MST

In this issue:
  • Assurance
  • More Voting News
  • New Harry Potter Book Leaked on BitTorrent
  • Avian Flu and Disaster Planning
  • TSA Warns of Terrorist Dry Runs
  • Security-Theater Cameras Coming to New York
  • Airport Security Breach
  • Details on the U.K. Liquid Terrorist Plot
  • House of Lords on Computer Security
  • Conversation with Kip Hawley
from the August 15, 2007 Crypto-Gram Newsletter
by Bruce Schneier
read by Dan Henage
Direct download: crypto-gram-07-08.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:00pm MST

In this issue:
  • Correspondent Inference Theory and Terrorism
  • TSA and the Sippy Cup Incident
  • Ubiquity of Communication
  • 4th Amendment Rights Extended to E-Mail
  • Credit Card Gas Limits
  • Designing Voting Machines to Minimize Coercion
  • Risks of Data Reuse
from the July 15, 2007 Crypto-Gram Newsletter
by Bruce Schneier
read by Dan Henage
Direct download: crypto-gram-07-07.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:00pm MST

In this issue:
  • Rare Risk and Overreactions
  • Tactics, Targets, and Objectives
  • Portrait of the Modern Terrorist as an Idiot
  • Teaching Viruses
  • Bush's Watch Stolen?
  • Second Movie-Plot Threat Contest Winner
  • Perpetual Doghouse: Meganet
  • Non-Security Considerations in Security Decisions
from the June 15, 2007 Crypto-Gram Newsletter
by Bruce Schneier
read by Dan Henage
Direct download: crypto-gram-07-06.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:00pm MST

In this issue:
  • A Security Market for Lemons
  • Is Big Brother a Big Deal?
  • Citizen-Counterterrorist Training Video
  • Recognizing "Hinky" vs. Citizen Informants
  • More on REAL ID
  • Least Risk Bomb Location
  • Social Engineering Notes
  • 1933 Anti-Spam Doorbell
  • Does Secrecy Help Protect Personal Information?
  • Is Penetration Testing Worth It?
  • Do We Really Need a Security Industry?
from the May 15, 2007 Crypto-Gram Newsletter
by Bruce Schneier
read by Dan Henage
Direct download: crypto-gram-07-05.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:00pm MST

In this issue:
  • Announcing: Second Annual Movie-Plot Threat Contest
  • The U.S. Terrorist Database
  • JavaScript Hijacking
  • Bank Botches Two-Factor Authentication
  • U.S. Government Contractor Injects Malicious Software into Critical Military Computers
  • The Doghouse: Brutuslib
  • Cyber-Attack
from the April 15, 2007 Crypto-Gram Newsletter
by Bruce Schneier
read by Dan Henage
Direct download: crypto-gram-07-04.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:00pm MST

In this issue:
  • CYA Security
  • Copycats
  • U.S Terrorism Arrests/Convictions Significantly Overstated
  • Movie Plot Threat in Vancouver
  • The Doghouse: Onboard Threat Detection System
  • Private Police Forces
  • The Doghouse: Sniffex
  • Drive-By Pharming
  • Cloning RFID Chips Made by HID
from the March 15, 2007 Crypto-Gram Newsletter
by Bruce Schneier
read by Dan Henage
Direct download: crypto-gram-07-03.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:00pm MST

In this SPECIAL issue:
  • About "The Psychology of Security"
  • THE PSYCHOLOGY OF SECURITY
from the February 28, 2007 Crypto-Gram Newsletter
by Bruce Schneier
read by Dan Henage
Direct download: crypto-gram-07-02special.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:00pm MST

In this issue:
  • In Praise of Security Theater
  • Real-ID: Costs and Benefits
  • Debating Full Disclosure
  • Sending Photos to 911 Operators
  • “Clear" Registered Traveler Program
  • DRM in Windows Vista
  • Psychology of Security
  • A New Secure Hash Standard
from the February 15, 2007 Crypto-Gram Newsletter
by Bruce Schneier
read by Dan Henage
Direct download: cyrpto-gram-07-02.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:00pm MST

In this issue:
  • Automated Targeting System
  • Surveillance Cameras Catch a Cold-Blooded Killer
  • Auditory Eavesdropping
  • Tracking Automobiles Through their Tires
  • Licensing Boaters
  • Wal-Mart Stays Open During Bomb Scare
  • NSA Helps Microsoft with Windows Vista
  • Microsoft Anti-Phishing and Small Businesses
  • Not Paying Attention at the Virginia DMV
  • More on the Unabomber's Code
  • Radio Transmitters in Canadian Coins
  • Choosing Secure Passwords
from the January 15, 2007 Crypto-Gram Newsletter
by Bruce Schneier
read by Dan Henage
Direct download: cyrpto-gram-07-01.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:00pm MST

In this issue:
  • Revoting
  • Real-World Passwords
  • Tracking People by their Sneakers
  • Notary Fraud
  • Separating Data Ownership and Device Ownership
  • Fighting Fraudulent Transactions
  • Cybercrime Hype Alert
from the December 15, 2006 Crypto-Gram Newsletter
by Bruce Schneier
read by Dan Henage
Direct download: cyrpto-gram-06-12.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:00pm MST

In this issue:
  • Voting Technology and Security
  • More on Electronic Voting Machines
  • The Inherent Inaccuracy of Voting
  • The Need for Professional Election Officials
  • Perceived Risk vs. Actual Risk
  • Total Information Awareness Is Back
  • Forge Your Own Boarding Pass
  • The Death of Ephemeral Conversation
  • Airline Passenger Profiling for Profit
  • Architecture and Security
  • The Doghouse: Skylark Utilities
  • Heathrow Tests Biometric ID
  • Please Stop My Car
  • Air Cargo Security
  • Cheyenne Mountain Retired
from the November 15, 2006 Crypto-Gram Newsletter
by Bruce Schneier
read by Dan Henage
Direct download: crypto-gram-06-11.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:00pm MST

In this issue:
  • Screening People with Clearances
  • Did Hezbollah Crack Israeli Secure Radio?
  • Renew Your Passport Now!
  • Faulty Data and the Arar Case
  • Expensive Cameras in Checked Luggage
  • Facebook and Data Control
  • Indexes to NSA Publications Declassified and Online
  • Pupillometer
  • On-Card Displays
  • Screaming Cell Phones
  • FairUse4WM News
  • Voting Software and Secrecy
  • Torture Bill as C Code
  • The Doghouse: SecureRF
  • Bureau of Industry and Security Hacked
  • University Networks and Data Security
from the October 15, 2006 Crypto-Gram Newsletter
by Bruce Schneier
read by Dan Henage
Direct download: crypto-gram-06-10.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:00pm MST

In this issue:
  • What the Terrorists Want
  • Details on the British Terrorist Arrest
  • More Than 10 Ways to Avoid the Next 9/11
  • Educating Users
  • Human/Bear Security Trade-Off
  • Land Title Fraud
  • Is There Strategic Software?
  • Media Sanitization and Encryption
  • What is a Hacker?
  • TrackMeNot
  • USBDumper
  • Microsoft and FairUse4WM
from the September 15, 2006 Crypto-Gram Newsletter
by Bruce Schneier
read by Dan Henage
Direct download: crypto-gram-06-09.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:00pm MST

In this issue:
  • Last Week's Terrorism Arrests
  • Remote-Control Airplane Software
  • Doping in Professional Sports
  • iPod Thefts
  • Security Certifications
  • A Month of Browser Bugs
  • HSBC Insecurity Hype
  • Updating the Traditional Security Model
  • Bot Networks
from the August 15, 2006 Crypto-Gram Newsletter
by Bruce Schneier
read by Dan Henage
Direct download: cyrpto-gram-06-08.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:00pm MST

In this issue:
  • Economics and Information Security
  • Google and Click Fraud
  • A Minor Security Lesson from Mumbai Terrorist Bombings
  • Getting a Personal Unlock Code for Your O2 Cell Phone
  • The League of Women Voters Supports Voter-Verifiable Paper Trails
  • Brennan Center and Electronic Voting
from the July 15, 2006 Crypto-Gram Newsletter
by Bruce Schneier
read by Dan Henage
Direct download: cyrpto-gram-06-07.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:00pm MST

In this issue:
  • The Value of Privacy
  • Movie-Plot Threat Contest Winner
  • Diebold Doesn't Understand the Security Threat
  • Hacking Computers Over USB
  • The Doghouse: KRYPTO 2.0
  • Aligning Interest with Capability
from the June 15, 2006 Crypto-Gram Newsletter
by Bruce Schneier
read by Dan Henage
Direct download: crypto-gram-06-06.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:00pm MST

In this issue:
  • Movie Plot Threat Contest: Status Report
  • Who Owns Your Computer?
  • Identity-Theft Disclosure Laws
  • When "Off" Doesn't Mean Off
  • RFID Cards and Man-in-the-Middle Attacks
  • Software Failure Causes Airport Evacuation
  • Microsoft's BitLocker
  • The Security Risk of Special Cases
from the May 15, 2006 Crypto-Gram Newsletter
by Bruce Schneier
read by Dan Henage
Direct download: crypto-gram-06-05.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:00pm MST

In this issue:
  • Movie-Plot Threat Contest
  • Airport Passenger Screening
  • 80 Cameras for 2,400 People
  • VOIP Encryption
  • Security through Begging
  • DHS Privacy and Integrity Report
  • KittenAuth
  • Terrorism Risks of Google Earth
  • New Kind of Door Lock
  • Evading Copyright Through XOR
  • iJacking
  • Security Screening for New York Helicopters
from the April 15, 2006 Crypto-Gram Newsletter
by Bruce Schneier
read by Dan Henage
Direct download: crypto-gram-06-04.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:00pm MST

In this issue:
  • The Future of Privacy
  • Face Recognition Comes to Bars
  • Security, Economics, and Lost Conference Badges
  • Data Mining for Terrorists
  • Airport Security Failure
  • Police Department Privilege Escalation
  • Database Error Causes Unbalanced Budget
  • Credit Card Companies and Agenda
  • Proof that Employees Don't Care About Security
  • U.S. Port Security and Proxies
from the March 15, 2006 Crypto-Gram Newsletter
by Bruce Schneier
read by Dan Henage
Direct download: crypto-gram-06-03.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:00pm MST

In this issue:
  • Risks of Losing Portable Devices
  • Multi-Use ID Cards
  • Ben Franklin on the Feeling of Security
  • Valentine's Day Security
  • U.S. Customs Opening International Mail
  • The Failure of US-VISIT
  • Identity Theft in the UK
  • Passlogix Misquotes Me in Their PR Material
  • Privatizing Registered Traveler
  • Security Problems with Controlled Access Systems
  • Countering "Trusting Trust"
  • Security in the Cloud
from the February 15, 2006 Crypto-Gram Newsletter
by Bruce Schneier
read by Dan Henage
Direct download: crypto-gram-06-02.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:00pm MST

from the January 15, 2006 Crypto-Gram Newsletter
by Bruce Schneier
read by Dan Henage

In this issue:
  • Anonymity and Accountability
  • Cell Phone Companies and Security
  • Dutch Botnet
  • Internet Explorer Sucks
  • Security Notes from All Over: Electronic Shackles and Telephone Communications
  • Insider Threat Statistics
  • Are Computer-Security Export Controls Back?
  • Vehicle Tracking in the UK
  • NSA and Bush's Illegal Eavesdropping
  • The Security Threat of Unchecked Presidential Power
  • Project Shamrock
Direct download: crypto-gram-06-01.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:00pm MST

from the December 15, 2005 Crypto-Gram Newsletter
by Bruce Schneier
read by Dan Henage

In this issue:
  • Airplane Security
  • Australian Minister's Sensible Comments on Airline Security Spark Outcry
  • Sky Marshal Shooting in Miami
  • New Airplane Security Regulations
  • Sony's DRM Rootkit: The Real Story
  • CME in Practice
  • OpenDocument Format and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts
  • Surveillance and Oversight
  • Truckers Watching the Highways
  • Snake-Oil Research in the Magazine "Nature"
  • Twofish Cryptanalysis Rumors
  • Totally Secure Classical Communications?
Direct download: crypto-gram-05-12.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:00pm MST

from the November 15, 2005 Crypto-Gram Newsletter
by Bruce Schneier
read by Dan Henage

In this issue:
  • The Security of RFID Passports
  • Liabilities and Software Vulnerabilities
  • Preventing Identity Theft: The Living and the Dead
  • Banks and Two-Factor Authentication
  • Sony Secretly Installs Rootkit on Computers
  • DMCA Review
  • Taser Cam
  • A "Typical" Terrorist
  • The Zotob Worm
Direct download: crypto-gram-05-11.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:00pm MST

from the October 15, 2005 Crypto-Gram Newsletter
by Bruce Schneier
read by Dan Henage

In this issue:
  • Phishing
  • Major Security at a Minor Ferry
  • DUI Cases Thrown Out Due to Closed-Source Breathalyzer
  • Automatic License Plate Scanners
  • Terrorism Laws Used to Stifle Political Speech
  • Jamming Aircraft Navigation Near Nuclear Power Plants
  • Secure Flight Working Group Report
  • The Doghouse: CryptIt
  • Hurricane Security and Airline Security Collide
  • Tax Breaks for Good Security
  • Forging Low-Value Paper Certificates
  • Judge Roberts, Privacy, and the Future
Direct download: crypto-gram-05-10.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:00pm MST

from the September 15, 2005 Crypto-Gram Newsletter
by Bruce Schneier
read by Dan Henage

In this issue:
  • Movie-Plot Threats
  • Katrina and Security
  • The Keys to the Sydney Subway
  • New Cryptanalytic Results Against SHA-1
  • Zotob
  • Airline Security, Trade-offs, and Agenda
  • Cameras in the New York City Subways
  • Lance Armstrong Accused of Doping
  • Peggy Noonan and Movie-Plot Terrorist Threats
  • Trusted Computing Best Practices
Direct download: crypto-gram-05-09.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:00pm MST

from the August 15, 2005 Crypto-Gram Newsletter
by Bruce Schneier
read by Dan Henage

In this issue:
  • Profiling
  • Cisco and ISS Harass Security Researcher
  • E-Mail Interception Decision Reversed
  • Stealing Imaginary Things
  • Turning Cell Phones off in Tunnels
  • Searching Bags in Subways
  • Plagiarism and Academia: Personal Experience
  • RFID Passport Security Revisited
  • Risks of Losing Portable Devices
  • How to Not Fix the ID Problem
  • Secure Flight
  • Shoot-to-Kill
  • Visa and Amex Drop CardSystems
Direct download: crypto-gram-05-08.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:00pm MST