Re: How the Greek cellphone network was tapped.

2007-07-06 Thread silvio
Perry E. Metzger wrote: A fascinating IEEE Spectrum article on the incident in which lawful intercept facilities were hacked to permit the secret tapping of the mobile phones of a large number of Greek government officials, including the Prime Minister:

Re: How the Greek cellphone network was tapped.

2007-07-06 Thread Peter Gutmann
Perry E. Metzger [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: A fascinating IEEE Spectrum article on the incident in which lawful intercept facilities were hacked to permit the secret tapping of the mobile phones of a large number of Greek government officials, including the Prime Minister: Some years ago I talked

Re: How the Greek cellphone network was tapped.

2007-07-06 Thread Erik Tews
Am Freitag, den 06.07.2007, 02:52 -0400 schrieb silvio: http://www.spectrum.ieee.org/print/5280 So what are the options these days (the article even mentions end-to-end encryption to make such an attack far more difficult)? Every crypto-phone offering seems to go stale and disappear after

What Banks Tell Online Customers About Their Security

2007-07-06 Thread Leichter, Jerry
From CIO magazine. For the record, I, like the author, am a Bank of America customer, but unlike her I've started using their on-line services. What got me to do it was descriptions of the increasing vulnerability of traditional paper-based mechanisms: If I pay a credit card by mail, I leave

Appeals court orders dismissal of NSA domestic surveillance suit.

2007-07-06 Thread Perry E. Metzger
WASHINGTON (CNN) -- A federal appeals court Friday ordered the dismissal of an ACLU lawsuit challenging President Bush's domestic surveillance program. http://www.cnn.com/2007/POLITICS/07/06/court.domestic.spying/index.html Hat tip: Steve Bellovin -- Perry E. Metzger