Category: IMHO

LastPass data breach

LastPass has notified its users that it experienced some “suspicious behavior” on their servers and they believe that “email addresses, password reminders, server per user salts, and authentication hashes were compromised”. They also made clear that “we have found no evidence that encrypted user vault data was taken, nor that LastPass user accounts were accessed”.

Book review: No Place To Hide by Glenn Greenwald

I finally finished reading “No Place To Hide: Edward Snowden, the NSA, and the U.S. Surveillance State” by Glenn Greenwald. Glenn, a respected and fiercely independent journalist, along with CITIZENFOUR documentarian Laura Poitras (winner of an Oscar this year), were the two people Ed Snowden sought out to handle the release of the documents he

Strong Encryption is Essential for All

(I was going to add this to the book at the last minute, but decided to make it a blog post instead.) Some politicians and many top people in the intelligence community are railing against the enhanced security measures coming into the mainstream as a result of the Edward Snowden bombshells. They say that communications