Cash, Credit -- or Prints?

2004-10-11 Thread R.A. Hettinga
http://online.wsj.com/article_print/0,,SB109744462285841431,00.html The Wall Street Journal October 11, 2004 Cash, Credit -- or Prints? Fingerprints May Replace Money, Passwords and Keys; One Downside: Gummi Fakes By WILLIAM M. BULKELEY Staff Reporter of THE WALL STREET JOURNAL October

Congress Close to Establishing Rules for Driver's Licenses

2004-10-12 Thread R.A. Hettinga
http://nytimes.com/2004/10/11/politics/11identity.html?pagewanted=printposition= The New York Times October 11, 2004 Congress Close to Establishing Rules for Driver's Licenses By MATTHEW L. WALD ASHINGTON, Oct. 10 - Following a recommendation of the Sept. 11 commission, the House and Senate

Airline ID requirement faces legal challenge

2004-10-13 Thread R.A. Hettinga
http://www.usatoday.com/tech/news/surveillance/2004-10-10-privacy_x.htm USA Today Airline ID requirement faces legal challenge By Richard Willing, USA TODAY At a time when Americans have come to expect tight security for air travel, it might seem to be an odd question: Does requiring airline

Tor 0.0.9pre3 is out (fwd from [EMAIL PROTECTED])

2004-10-19 Thread R.A. Hettinga
--- begin forwarded text Date: Thu, 14 Oct 2004 12:45:03 +0200 From: Eugen Leitl [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Tor 0.0.9pre3 is out (fwd from [EMAIL PROTECTED]) User-Agent: Mutt/1.4i Sender: [EMAIL PROTECTED] From: Roger Dingledine [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Tor 0.0.9pre3 is

[ISN] 2-Fingerprint Border ID System Called Inadequate

2004-10-21 Thread R.A. Hettinga
--- begin forwarded text Date: Tue, 19 Oct 2004 21:40:22 -0500 (CDT) From: InfoSec News [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: [ISN] 2-Fingerprint Border ID System Called Inadequate Reply-To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] List-Id: InfoSec News isn.attrition.org List-Archive:

[ISN] Worldwide Phishing Attacks May Stem from Few Sources

2004-10-21 Thread R.A. Hettinga
--- begin forwarded text Date: Wed, 20 Oct 2004 01:41:32 -0500 (CDT) From: InfoSec News [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: [ISN] Worldwide Phishing Attacks May Stem from Few Sources Reply-To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] List-Id: InfoSec News isn.attrition.org List-Archive:

Are new passports [an] identity-theft risk?

2004-10-21 Thread R.A. Hettinga
http://worldnetdaily.com/news/printer-friendly.asp?ARTICLE_ID=41030 WorldNetDaily Thursday, October 21, 2004 YOUR PAPERS, PLEASE Š Are new passports identity-theft risk? Privacy advocates warn data chips can be 'seen' by anyone with reader Posted: October 21, 2004 5:00 p.m. Eastern While

Patriot Act redux?

2004-10-23 Thread R.A. Hettinga
http://news.com.com/2102-1071_3-5414087.html?tag=st.util.print Patriot Act redux? By Declan McCullagh http://news.com.com/Patriot+Act+redux/2010-1071_3-5414087.html Story last modified October 18, 2004, 4:00 AM PDT With Election Day fast approaching, it was only a matter of time before

Re: Financial identity is *dangerous*? (was re: Fake companies, real money)

2004-10-28 Thread R.A. Hettinga
At 10:41 PM +0200 10/23/04, Eugen Leitl wrote: No, that's going to be the mobile phone. Certainly getting to be like Chaum's ideal crypto device. You own it, it has its own I/O, and it never leaves your sight. Cheers, RAH -- - R. A. Hettinga mailto: [EMAIL PROTECTED] The

RE: Financial identity is *dangerous*? (was re: Fake companies, real money)

2004-10-28 Thread R.A. Hettinga
At 9:30 AM -0400 10/25/04, Trei, Peter wrote: If we're going to insist on dedicated, trusted, physical devices for these bearer bonds, then how is this different than what Chaum proposed over 15 years ago? I don't think that face to face will be necessary. It just means keeping control of your

E-Vote Vendors Hand Over Software

2004-10-28 Thread R.A. Hettinga
http://www.wired.com/news/print/0,1294,65490,00.html Wired News E-Vote Vendors Hand Over Software By Kim Zetter? Story location: http://www.wired.com/news/evote/0,2645,65490,00.html 03:00 PM Oct. 26, 2004 PT In an effort to increase the integrity of next week's presidential election, five

Deadline extended to November 5th - Fourth Annual PKI RD Workshop

2004-10-28 Thread R.A. Hettinga
--- begin forwarded text From: Carl Ellison [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Deadline extended to November 5th - Fourth Annual PKI RD Workshop Date: Tue, 26 Oct 2004 21:00:01 -0700 Thread-Index: AcS72W7c3/cyBY4hSTyGnbNT4eKDuQ== Sender: [EMAIL PROTECTED] The deadline for paper

New 32-bit SIM Chip from STMicroelectronics

2004-10-28 Thread R.A. Hettinga
The core includes dedicated DES (Data Encryption Standard) instructions for Secret Key cryptography, and a fast Multiply and Accumulate instruction for Public Key (RSA) and Elliptic Curve cryptography, plus a CRC (Cyclic Redundency Check) instruction. A firmware cryptographic subroutine library

Europe opts for biometric passports

2004-10-28 Thread R.A. Hettinga
http://news.com.com/2102-1012_3-5429679.html?tag=st.util.print CNET News Europe opts for biometric pasports By Lars Pasveer http://news.com.com/Europe+opts+for+biometric+pasports/2100-1012_3-5429679.html Story last modified October 27, 2004, 5:56 PM PDT Ministers for European Union

Re: Financial identity is *dangerous*? (was re: Fake companies, real money)

2004-11-01 Thread R.A. Hettinga
At 9:29 AM -0700 10/28/04, James A. Donald wrote: Is there a phone that is programmable enough to store secrets on and sign and decrypt stuff? I think we're getting there. We're going to need a, heh, killer ap, for it, of course. :-) Cheers, RAH -- - R. A. Hettinga mailto:

[ISN] Secret Service busts online organized crime ring

2004-11-01 Thread R.A. Hettinga
--- begin forwarded text Date: Fri, 29 Oct 2004 03:31:38 -0500 (CDT) From: InfoSec News [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: [ISN] Secret Service busts online organized crime ring Reply-To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] List-Id: InfoSec News isn.attrition.org List-Archive:

Trio try for better mobile security

2004-11-01 Thread R.A. Hettinga
http://www.vnunet.com/print/1159101 vnunet.com Trio try for better mobile security The Trusted Mobile Platform from Intel, IBM and NTT DoCoMo aims to make mobiles a better bet for secure networking Daniel Robinson, IT Week 01 Nov 2004 Intel, IBM and mobile communications company NTT DoCoMo

Corporate governance goals impossible - RSA

2004-11-06 Thread R.A. Hettinga
http://www.theregister.co.uk/2004/11/04/rsa_redux/print.html The Register Biting the hand that feeds IT The Register » Business » Management » Original URL: http://www.theregister.co.uk/2004/11/04/rsa_redux/ Corporate governance goals impossible - RSA By John Leyden (john.leyden at

When A Pencil And Paper Makes Sense

2004-11-06 Thread R.A. Hettinga
http://www.forbes.com/2004/11/05/cx_ah_1105tentech_print.html Forbes Ten O'Clock Tech When A Pencil And Paper Makes Sense Arik Hesseldahl, 11.05.04, 10:00 AM ET Thank goodness, it's over. Sometime around 4:30 A.M. Wednesday I went to bed, not the least bit uncertain that George W. Bush had

RE: Your source code, for sale

2004-11-06 Thread R.A. Hettinga
At 10:18 AM -0800 11/5/04, Hal Finney wrote: Yes, I'm looking at ideas like this for ecash gambling, but you have a who-goes-first problem. Whenever we talk about financial applications, where the assets represented by one bearer certificate are exchanged for those represented by another, what's

Machine Error Gives Bush Extra Ohio Votes

2004-11-06 Thread R.A. Hettinga
http://apnews.myway.com/article/20041105/D865R1DO0.html Machine Error Gives Bush Extra Ohio Votes Email this Story Nov 5, 11:56 AM (ET) COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - An error with an electronic voting system gave President Bush 3,893 extra votes in suburban Columbus, elections officials said.

Broward machines count backward

2004-11-06 Thread R.A. Hettinga
http://www.palmbeachpost.com/politics/content/news/epaper/2004/11/05/a29a_BROWVOTE_1105.html Palm Beach Post Broward machines count backward By Eliot Kleinberg Palm Beach Post Staff Writer Friday, November 05, 2004 FORT LAUDERDALE - It had to happen. Things were just going too smoothly.

A Man of Many Words, David Shulman Dies at 91

2004-11-18 Thread R.A. Hettinga
During World War II, he cracked Japanese secret codes for the Army, then returned to puzzles. He was a founder of the American Cryptogram Association, and in 1976 published An Annotated Bibliography of Cryptography, still used by experts. He was a champion scrabble player, and wrote a scholarly

Single Field Shapes Quantum Bits

2004-11-18 Thread R.A. Hettinga
http://www.technologyreview.com/articles/04/11/rnb_110804.asp?trk=nl Technology Review Single Field Shapes Quantum Bits November 8, 2005 Quantum computers, which tap the properties of particles like atoms, photons and electrons to carry out computations, could potentially use a variety of

No mandate for e-voting, computer scientist says

2004-11-18 Thread R.A. Hettinga
http://gcn.com/cgi-bin/udt/im.display.printable?client.id=gcndaily2story.id=27861 No mandate for e-voting, computer scientist says 11/09/04 By William Jackson, GCN Staff Despite wide use in last week's presidential election, direct-recording electronic voting still is a faulty method of casting

Calif. settles electronic voting suit against Diebold for $2.6M

2004-11-18 Thread R.A. Hettinga
http://sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/news/archive/2004/11/10/financial1831EST0118.DTL Ths San Francisco Chronicle Calif. settles electronic voting suit against Diebold for $2.6M RACHEL KONRAD, AP Technology Writer Wednesday, November 10, 2004 (11-10) 15:31 PST SAN FRANCISCO (AP) --

E-Mail Authentication Will Not End Spam, Panelists Say

2004-11-18 Thread R.A. Hettinga
http://www.washingtonpost.com/ac2/wp-dyn/A41460-2004Nov10?language=printer The Washington Post washingtonpost.com E-Mail Authentication Will Not End Spam, Panelists Say By Jonathan Krim Washington Post Staff Writer Thursday, November 11, 2004; Page E01 For consumers and businesses

Banks brace for cashpoint attack

2004-11-18 Thread R.A. Hettinga
http://www.theregister.co.uk/2004/11/11/banks_prepare_for_atm_cyber_crime/print.html The Register Biting the hand that feeds IT The Register » Security » Network Security » Original URL: http://www.theregister.co.uk/2004/11/11/banks_prepare_for_atm_cyber_crime/ Banks brace for cashpoint

Gov't Orders Air Passenger Data for Test

2004-11-18 Thread R.A. Hettinga
http://news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=storycid=519u=/ap/20041112/ap_on_re_us/passenger_screening_1printer=1 Yahoo! Gov't Orders Air Passenger Data for Test Fri Nov 12, 2:35 PM ET By LESLIE MILLER, Associated Press Writer WASHINGTON - The government on Friday ordered airlines to turn over

Want to surf net? Show I-card

2004-11-18 Thread R.A. Hettinga
http://www.hindustantimes.com/onlineCDA/PFVersion.jsp?article=http://10.81.141.122/news/181_1104972,0006.htm : HindustanTimes.com Prove identity to surf net in Bangalore Press Trust of India Bangalore, November 15 Advertisement Internet surfers in over 50,000 cyber cafés across Karnataka

[ISN] Japanese Government Bans Security Researcher's Speech

2004-11-18 Thread R.A. Hettinga
--- begin forwarded text Date: Mon, 15 Nov 2004 04:48:20 -0600 (CST) From: InfoSec News [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: [ISN] Japanese Government Bans Security Researcher's Speech Reply-To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] List-Id: InfoSec News isn.attrition.org List-Archive:

[Osint] DHS Now Has Non-Disclosure Agreement For *Un*classified Info

2004-11-18 Thread R.A. Hettinga
--- begin forwarded text To: Bruce Tefft [EMAIL PROTECTED] Thread-Index: AcTLBDc4vJyL80TwSZuIiwn1AOddIQACB0Zg From: Bruce Tefft [EMAIL PROTECTED] Mailing-List: list [EMAIL PROTECTED]; contact [EMAIL PROTECTED] Date: Mon, 15 Nov 2004 07:13:19 -0500 Subject: [osint] A NON-DISCLOSURE AGREEMENT FOR

Certicom First to Earn FIPS 186-2 Validation for Elliptic Curve Digital Signature Algorithm

2004-11-18 Thread R.A. Hettinga
http://www.prnewswire.com/cgi-bin/stories.pl?ACCT=109STORY=/www/story/11-15-2004/0002456260EDATE= Certicom First to Earn FIPS 186-2 Validation for Elliptic Curve Digital Signature Algorithm Validation of ECC-based algorithm another step in

[ISN] BlackBerry prickles Department of Defence spooks

2004-11-18 Thread R.A. Hettinga
--- begin forwarded text Date: Tue, 16 Nov 2004 07:34:56 -0600 (CST) From: InfoSec News [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: [ISN] BlackBerry prickles Department of Defence spooks Reply-To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] List-Id: InfoSec News isn.attrition.org List-Archive:

'Virtual Debit Card' Aims To Combat Online Fraud

2004-11-18 Thread R.A. Hettinga
http://online.wsj.com/article_print/0,,SB110056759053675009,00.html The Wall Street Journal November 16, 2004 MONEY 'Virtual Debit Card' Aims To Combat Online Fraud By JENNIFER SARANOW Staff Reporter of THE WALL STREET JOURNAL November 16, 2004; Page D2 Consumers typically have been

The Beginning of the Crypto Era

2004-11-18 Thread R.A. Hettinga
http://www.eweek.com/print_article2/0,2533,a=139274,00.asp EWeek The Beginning of the Crypto Era November 15, 2004 By Larry Seltzer In a move that was totally expected, if a little early, Yahoo has announced that it will put its money where its mouth is and start checking Yahoo Mail with

Crypto-Tax: Re: India to tax / levy license fees on ISPs that offer VPNs

2004-11-18 Thread R.A. Hettinga
--- begin forwarded text Date: Wed, 17 Nov 2004 05:47:53 +0530 From: Suresh Ramasubramanian [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Deepak Jain [EMAIL PROTECTED] Cc: NANOG [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: India to tax / levy license fees on ISPs that offer VPNs Organization: Outblaze Limited -

Just Another Chip in the (Privacy) Wall

2004-11-18 Thread R.A. Hettinga
http://www.technologyreview.com/articles/04/11/wo_kushner111804.asp?p=0 Technology Review Just Another Chip in the (Privacy) Wall An electronic database implanted under the skin can assure speedy and proper medical care-but is it worth it? By David Kushner November 18, 2004 You can

Microchip passport critics say ID theft possible

2004-11-22 Thread R.A. Hettinga
http://www.usatoday.com/tech/news/2004-11-22-hitech-passport_x.htm USA Today Microchip passport critics say ID theft possible The Associated Press The United States hasn't issued any microchip-equipped passports yet, but as the Department of State tests different prototypes, the international

Nonce Stamp: SRI International Receives Security Technology Patent for Paper-based Transactions

2004-11-23 Thread R.A. Hettinga
http://home.businesswire.com/portal/site/google/index.jsp?ndmViewId=news_viewnewsId=20041123005187newsLang=en November 23, 2004 08:01 AM US Eastern Timezone SRI International Receives Security Technology Patent for Paper-based Transactions MENLO PARK, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 23,

SSRN- Deworming the Internet by Douglas Barnes

2004-11-24 Thread R.A. Hettinga
http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=622364 SSRN Deworming the Internet DOUGLAS BARNES University of Texas at Austin - School of Law Texas Law Review, Vol. 83, No. 1 Abstract: Both law enforcement and markets for software standards have failed to solve the

DIY fingerprint idea thwarts ID thieves

2004-11-25 Thread R.A. Hettinga
http://www.theregister.co.uk/2004/11/24/fingerprint_fights_id_theft/print.html The Register Biting the hand that feeds IT Original URL: http://www.theregister.co.uk/2004/11/24/fingerprint_fights_id_theft/ DIY fingerprint idea thwarts ID thieves By John Leyden (john.leyden at

Hacking tool 'draws FBI subpoenas'

2004-11-30 Thread R.A. Hettinga
http://www.theregister.co.uk/2004/11/25/nmap_draws_fbi_subpoenas/print.html The Register Biting the hand that feeds IT The Register » Security » Network Security » Original URL: http://www.theregister.co.uk/2004/11/25/nmap_draws_fbi_subpoenas/ Hacking tool 'draws FBI subpoenas' By Kevin

MyKad too hi-tech to forge

2004-11-30 Thread R.A. Hettinga
http://thestar.com.my/news/story.asp?file=/2004/11/27/nation/9513530sec=nation The Star Online News Saturday November 27, 2004 MyKad too hi-tech to forge BY JANE RITIKOS KUALA LUMPUR: The National Registration Department has detected about 10 cases of forged MyKad issued to illegal

I'm sorry, I haven't a clue

2004-11-30 Thread R.A. Hettinga
http://www.guardian.co.uk/print/0,3858,5072953-103390,00.html Guardian | Comment I'm sorry, I haven't a clue However cracked they may be, our fascination for codes remains Mark Lawson Saturday November 27, 2004 The Guardian The discovery of a code at Shugborough Hall, in Staffordshire -

ACLU concerned that microchip passports won't be encrypted

2004-11-30 Thread R.A. Hettinga
http://www.indystar.com/articles/5/197851-1715-P.html The Indianapolis Star ACLU concerned that microchip passports won't be encrypted Associated Press November 27, 2004 WASHINGTON -- The Bush administration opposes security measures for new microchip-equipped passports that privacy

Some Secret: Open House, Open Bar

2004-11-30 Thread R.A. Hettinga
Must have passed some kinda big supplemental. Cheers, RAH --- http://www.washingtonpost.com/ac2/wp-dyn/A8583-2004Nov23?language=printer The Washington Post washingtonpost.com Round-Trip or One-Way Tickets? By Al Kamen Wednesday, November 24, 2004; Page A19 Some Secret: Open House,

[ISN] Universities struggling with SSL-busting spyware

2004-12-05 Thread R.A. Hettinga
--- begin forwarded text Date: Wed, 1 Dec 2004 05:10:19 -0600 (CST) From: InfoSec News [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: [ISN] Universities struggling with SSL-busting spyware Reply-To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sender: [EMAIL PROTECTED]

Quantum memory for light

2004-12-05 Thread R.A. Hettinga
http://www.physorg.com/news2227.html PhysOrg Nano and Quantum Physics Technology Applied Physics Space and Earth science Electronic Devices Striking Research and Developments Quantum memory for light December 03, 2004 Realization of quantum memory for light allows the extension of quantum

Certicom Extends Security Platform, Enabling Developers to Address Government Market

2004-12-06 Thread R.A. Hettinga
http://www.prnewswire.com/cgi-bin/stories.pl?ACCT=109STORY=/www/story/12-06-2004/0002584252EDATE= Certicom Extends Security Platform, Enabling Developers to Address Government Market Certicom Security Architecture for Government provides integrated suite of

Australian snooping laws pass lower house

2004-12-09 Thread R.A. Hettinga
http://australianit.news.com.au/common/print/0,7208,11636719%5E15319%5E%5Enbv%5E15306,00.html Australian IT Snooping laws pass lower house DECEMBER 09, 2004 POLICE will be able to access stored voice mail, email and mobile phone text messages under new laws passed by federal parliament today.

New Global Directory of OpenPGP Keys

2004-12-09 Thread R.A. Hettinga
--- begin forwarded text Date: Thu, 9 Dec 2004 18:48:09 +0100 From: Eugen Leitl [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: New Global Directory of OpenPGP Keys User-Agent: Mutt/1.4i Sender: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Link: http://slashdot.org/article.pl?sid=04/12/09/1446203 Posted by: michael, on

Toshiba shows practical quantum cryptography

2004-12-13 Thread R.A. Hettinga
http://www.zdnet.co.uk/print/?TYPE=storyAT=39181033-39020357t-1013c Toshiba shows practical quantum cryptography Rupert Goodwins ZDNet UK December 13, 2004, 18:15 GMT Toshiba Research Europe demonstrated last week what it claims is the world's first reliable automated quantum cryptography

Tor 0.0.9 is out (fwd from [EMAIL PROTECTED])

2004-12-13 Thread R.A. Hettinga
--- begin forwarded text Date: Mon, 13 Dec 2004 09:05:25 +0100 From: Eugen Leitl [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Tor 0.0.9 is out (fwd from [EMAIL PROTECTED]) User-Agent: Mutt/1.4i Sender: [EMAIL PROTECTED] From: Roger Dingledine [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Tor 0.0.9 is out To:

Cryptography Research wants piracy speed bump on HD DVDs

2004-12-15 Thread R.A. Hettinga
http://www.theregister.co.uk/2004/12/15/cryptography_research/print.html The Register Biting the hand that feeds IT The Register » Internet and Law » Digital Rights/Digital Wrongs » Cryptography Research wants piracy speed bump on HD DVDs By Faultline (peter at rethinkresearch.biz)

International meet on cryptology in Chennai

2004-12-22 Thread R.A. Hettinga
http://www.chennaionline.com/colnews/newsitem.asp?NEWSID=%7BE75EFF46-873D-4942-884A-69B736936D6B%7DCATEGORYNAME=Tamil+Nadu Chennai Online News Service - View News Dec 20, 2004 Mon Dharana International meet on cryptology in Chennai Search for More News Chennai, Dec 19: A three-day

Digipass Starts to Make a Mark

2004-12-22 Thread R.A. Hettinga
http://online.wsj.com/article_print/0,,SB110348908376704197,00.html The Wall Street Journal December 20, 2004 Digipass Starts to Make a Mark Vasco Enhances Online Security As Web Banks Gain Popularity By STEVE DE BONVOISIN DOW JONES NEWSWIRES December 20, 2004 BRUSSELS --

Re: International meet on cryptology in Chennai

2004-12-22 Thread R.A. Hettinga
--- begin forwarded text Comment: DomainKeys? See http://antispam.yahoo.com/domainkeys Date: Tue, 21 Dec 2004 00:08:49 -0800 (PST) From: Sarad AV [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: International meet on cryptology in Chennai To: R.A. Hettinga [EMAIL PROTECTED] Cc: [EMAIL PROTECTED] --- R.A

Border Patrol hails new ID system

2004-12-22 Thread R.A. Hettinga
http://www.washingtontimes.com/functions/print.php?StoryID=20041220-103705-9177r The Washington Times www.washingtontimes.com Border Patrol hails new ID system By Jerry Seper THE WASHINGTON TIMES Published December 21, 2004 Border Patrol agents assigned to U.S. Customs and Border Protection

A Force Field in Flat Gray to Protect a Wireless Network

2005-01-04 Thread R.A. Hettinga
http://www.nytimes.com/2004/12/23/technology/circuits/23pain.html?pagewanted=printposition= The New York Times December 23, 2004 A Force Field in Flat Gray to Protect a Wireless Network Adam Baer s wireless networks have proliferated, computer security companies have come up with

U.S. passport privacy: Over and out?

2005-01-04 Thread R.A. Hettinga
http://www.iht.com/bin/print_ipub.php?file=/articles/2004/12/22/news/passport.html U.S. passport privacy: Over and out? By Hiawatha Bray The Boston Globe Thursday, December 23, 2004 It's December 2005 and you're all set for Christmas in Vienna. You have your most fashionable

Banks Test ID Device for Online Security

2005-01-04 Thread R.A. Hettinga
Okay. So AOL and Banks are *selling* RSA keys??? Could someone explain this to me? No. Really. I'm serious... Cheers, RAH http://www.nytimes.com/2004/12/24/technology/24online.html?oref=loginpagewanted=printposition= The New York Times December 24, 2004 Banks Test ID Device for

AOL Help : About AOL® PassCode

2005-01-04 Thread R.A. Hettinga
http://help.channels.aol.com/article.adp?catId=6sCId=415sSCId=4090articleId=217623 Have questions? Search AOL Help articles and tutorials: How To: Billing Channels Communicating Online E-Mail More Subjects Products and Services AOL.COM AOL® Computer Check-Up AOL Deskbar AOL® Calendar AOL®

Scientists close to network that defies hackers

2005-01-04 Thread R.A. Hettinga
http://news.ft.com/cms/s/a0dcf3f0-5874-11d9-9940-0e2511c8.html The Financial Times Scientists close to network that defies hackers By Clive Cookson, Science Editor Published: December 28 2004 02:00 | Last updated: December 28 2004 02:00 Scientists have taken what they say is a big step

Jet Is an Open Secret in Terror War

2005-01-04 Thread R.A. Hettinga
http://www.washingtonpost.com/ac2/wp-dyn/A27826-2004Dec26?language=printer The Washington Post washingtonpost.com Jet Is an Open Secret in Terror War By Dana Priest Washington Post Staff Writer Monday, December 27, 2004; Page A01 The airplane is a Gulfstream V turbojet, the sort favored by

The story of Aldrich Ames and Robert Hanssen--from the KGB's point of view.

2005-01-04 Thread R.A. Hettinga
http://www.opinionjournal.com/la/?id=110006088 OpinionJournal WSJ Online BOOKSHELF The Man Who Stole the Secrets The story of Aldrich Ames and Robert Hanssen--from the KGB's point of view. BY EDWARD JAY EPSTEIN Thursday, December 30, 2004 12:01 a.m. EST Recently a number of former CIA

eBay Dumps Passport, Microsoft Calls It Quits

2005-01-04 Thread R.A. Hettinga
http://www.techweb.com/article/printableArticle.jhtml;jsessionid=IUVVYXUECEG4MQSNDBGCKHSCJUMEKJVN?articleID=56800077site_section=700029 eBay Dumps Passport, Microsoft Calls It Quits By TechWeb News December 30, 2004 (12:51 PM EST) URL: http://www.techweb.com/wire/ebiz/56800077 Another

Korean Online Banks Will Be Liable for 'Hacking' Damages in 2006

2005-01-04 Thread R.A. Hettinga
--- begin forwarded text Date: Fri, 31 Dec 2004 04:30:34 -0600 (CST) From: InfoSec News [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: isn@attrition.org Subject: [ISN] Online Banks Will Be Liable for 'Hacking' Damages in 2006 Reply-To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sender: [EMAIL PROTECTED]

New computerized passport raises safety concerns

2005-01-05 Thread R.A. Hettinga
http://www.sanluisobispo.com/mld/sanluisobispo/business/technology/10556269.htm?template=contentModules/printstory.jsp Posted on Mon, Jan. 03, 2005 New computerized passport raises safety concerns By Kristi Heim Seattle Times When traveling abroad these days, most Americans probably wouldn't

[ISN] SSL VPNs Will Grow 54% A Year, Become Defacto Access Standard: Report

2005-01-07 Thread R.A. Hettinga
--- begin forwarded text Date: Fri, 7 Jan 2005 06:41:49 -0600 (CST) From: InfoSec News [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: isn@attrition.org Subject: [ISN] SSL VPNs Will Grow 54% A Year, Become Defacto Access Standard: Report Reply-To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sender: [EMAIL PROTECTED]

[fc-announce] FC05 registration to open next week

2005-01-07 Thread R.A. Hettinga
--- begin forwarded text User-Agent: Microsoft-Entourage/11.1.0.040913 From: Stuart E. Schechter [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: [fc-announce] FC05 registration to open next week Sender: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Date: Fri, 07 Jan 2005 11:00:54 -0500 Registration for Financial

Atom demo fixes quantum errors

2005-01-07 Thread R.A. Hettinga
http://www.alwayson-network.com/comments.php?id=7746_0_6_0_C Always On Atom demo fixes quantum errors TRN NewsTeam | TRN [] | POSTED: 01.07.05 @09:47 Although quantum computers promise fantastic speed for certain types of very large problems, the logical components of quantum computers --

TSA: Tests going well for Secure Flight

2005-01-08 Thread R.A. Hettinga
http://www.cnn.com/2005/TRAVEL/01/07/passenger.screening.ap/index.html CNN TSA: Tests going well for Secure Flight Friday, January 7, 2005 Posted: 11:21 AM EST (1621 GMT) WASHINGTON (AP) -- The government has begun testing a computerized screening system that compares airline passengers'

Schneier to Speak to Boston CPCU (Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter) Society

2005-01-09 Thread R.A. Hettinga
http://www.licatakelleher.com/NewsPage.html LicataandKelleherHome 137 South Street, Suite 3 Boston, MA 02111-2838 617-451-2140 x312 [EMAIL PROTECTED] Security Consultant Bruce Schneier to Speak in Boston on January 20, 2005 Bruce Schneier, Founder and Chief Technical Officer of Counterpane

A new license fee for every smart card?

2005-01-10 Thread R.A. Hettinga
http://www.cr80news.com/library/2005/01/10/a-new-license-fee-for-every-smart-card/ : CR80 News A new license fee for every smart card? Monday, January 10 2005 Cyptography Research asks chip or card manufacturers to pay for use of its patented security measures In the late 1990s, a scare tore

Effort to Speed Airport Security Is Going Private

2005-01-26 Thread R.A. Hettinga
http://online.wsj.com/article_print/0,,SB110549106703823542,00.html The Wall Street Journal January 12, 2005 Effort to Speed Airport Security Is Going Private Move Aims to Expand Program That Preregisters People Who Travel Frequently By AMY SCHATZ Staff Reporter of THE WALL STREET

Sun creates worlds smallest SSL Web server

2005-01-26 Thread R.A. Hettinga
http://www.cbronline.com/article_news.asp?guid=38DE2210-C6D9-4A59-B84F-98588FA24962 - Computer Business Review Sun creates world's smallest SSL Web server Sun Microsystems Inc has created what can truly be called a microsystem. The tiny server, nicknamed Sizzle (from Slim SSL), is the size and

Hanging the Pirates

2005-01-26 Thread R.A. Hettinga
http://www.forbes.com/forbes/2005/0131/096_print.html Forbes Security Hanging the Pirates 01.31.05 Paul Kocher has a way to save Hollywood from illegal copying. Over the past few months top brass from Hollywood and Japan's consumer electronics giants have been hashing out their futures in

Driver's license scandals raise national security worries

2005-01-26 Thread R.A. Hettinga
http://www.nynewsday.com/news/local/state/ny-bc-ct--illegallicenses0115jan15,0,6884979,print.story?coll=ny-region-apconnecticut Driver's license scandals raise national security worries By JOHN CHRISTOFFERSEN Associated Press Writer January 15, 2005, 5:30 PM EST BRIDGEPORT, Conn. --

Texas Instruments to Deliver RFID Solution for MasterCard PayPass

2005-01-26 Thread R.A. Hettinga
http://biz.yahoo.com/prnews/050117/nym042_1.html?printer=1 Yahoo! Finance Search - Finance Home - Yahoo! - Help Financial News Enter symbol(s) Symbol Lookup Press Release Source: Texas Instruments Texas Instruments to Deliver RFID Solution for MasterCard PayPass Monday January 17, 10:00 am

Webpay system open to voucher fraud

2005-01-26 Thread R.A. Hettinga
http://www.theregister.co.uk/2005/01/17/webpay_voucher_fraud/print.html The Register Biting the hand that feeds IT The Register » Security » Network Security » Original URL: http://www.theregister.co.uk/2005/01/17/webpay_voucher_fraud/ Webpay system open to voucher fraud By Jan Libbenga

Word and Excel have RC4 flaw, claim

2005-01-26 Thread R.A. Hettinga
http://www.theinquirer.net/print.aspx?article=20790print=1 Word and Excel have RC4 flaw, claim Cryptic cross words By: Nick Farrell Wednesday 19 January 2005, 07:50 SECURITY EXPERT Bruce Schneier claims that Microsoft's Word and Excel security protection systems have amateurish flaws which

Schneier on Security: Microsoft RC4 Flaw

2005-01-26 Thread R.A. Hettinga
http://www.schneier.com/blog/archives/2005/01/microsoft_rc4_f.html Bruce Schneier Schneier on Security A weblog covering security and security technology. January 18, 2005 Microsoft RC4 Flaw One of the most important rules of stream ciphers is to never use the same keystream to

Consumer-Electronics Firms Join To Develop Antipiracy Software

2005-01-26 Thread R.A. Hettinga
http://online.wsj.com/article_print/0,,SB110609171910929502,00.html The Wall Street Journal January 19, 2005 Consumer-Electronics Firms Join To Develop Antipiracy Software By DON CLARK Staff Reporter of THE WALL STREET JOURNAL January 19, 2005; Page D5 Some of the biggest

Tor 0.0.9.3 is out (fwd from [EMAIL PROTECTED])

2005-01-26 Thread R.A. Hettinga
--- begin forwarded text Date: Sat, 22 Jan 2005 10:01:46 +0100 From: Eugen Leitl [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Tor 0.0.9.3 is out (fwd from [EMAIL PROTECTED]) User-Agent: Mutt/1.4i Sender: [EMAIL PROTECTED] From: Roger Dingledine [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Tor 0.0.9.3 is out

PET 2005 Submission deadline approaching (7 Feb) and PET Award (21 Feb)

2005-01-26 Thread R.A. Hettinga
--- begin forwarded text To: sec-lists: ;, anonymity researchers: ;, David Martin [EMAIL PROTECTED] Date: Tue, 25 Jan 2005 15:05:55 + From: George Danezis [EMAIL PROTECTED] Cc: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: PET 2005 Submission deadline approaching (7 Feb) and PET Award (21 Feb)

Sleuthing Spyware--And Its Corporate Sponsors

2005-01-26 Thread R.A. Hettinga
http://www.forbes.com/2005/01/19/cx_pp_0120spyedelman_print.html Forbes Software Sleuthing Spyware--And Its Corporate Sponsors Penelope Patsuris, 01.19.05, 5:34 PM ET Benjamin Edelman became a spyware expert before most of us had any idea what was even clogging our computers. He's

Diebold completes e-voting printer prototype

2005-01-31 Thread R.A. Hettinga
Wherein Dieblod remembers, hey, presto, they're a cash-register company after all... Cheers, RAH --- http://www.usatoday.com/tech/news/techpolicy/evoting/2005-01-28-diebold-printout_x.htm USA Today Diebold completes e-voting printer prototype NORTH CANTON, Ohio (AP) - Diebold said

[ISN] REVIEW: Modern Cryptography: Theory and Practice, Wenbo Mao

2005-02-01 Thread R.A. Hettinga
--- begin forwarded text Date: Tue, 1 Feb 2005 03:05:23 -0600 (CST) From: InfoSec News [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: isn@attrition.org Subject: [ISN] REVIEW: Modern Cryptography: Theory and Practice, Wenbo Mao Reply-To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sender: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Forwarded from: Rob, grandpa of Ryan,

World-Renowned Cryptographer Arjen Lenstra Joins Bell Labs

2005-02-02 Thread R.A. Hettinga
http://www.mysan.de/international/article32397.html mysan.de/international - World-Renowned Cryptographer Arjen Lenstra Joins Bell Labs Adds Valuable Talent to Lucent Technologies#039; Network Security Research MURRAY HILL, N.J., Feb. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lucent Technologies

FSTC Announces Availability of FSTC Counter-Phishing Project Whitepaper and Supporting Documents

2005-02-02 Thread R.A. Hettinga
--- begin forwarded text Date: Tue, 01 Feb 2005 14:38:24 -0500 From: Zachary Tumin [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: FSTC Announces Availability of FSTC Counter-Phishing Project Whitepaper and Supporting Documents To: 'Members' members@ls.fstc.org Reply-To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Thread-Index:

Dell to Add Security Chip to PCs

2005-02-02 Thread R.A. Hettinga
http://online.wsj.com/article_print/0,,SB110727370814142368,00.html The Wall Street Journal February 1, 2005 11:04 a.m. EST Dell to Add Security Chip to PCs By GARY MCWILLIAMS Staff Reporter of THE WALL STREET JOURNAL February 1, 2005 11:04 a.m. HOUSTON -- Dell Inc. today is expected

MSN Belgium to use eID cards for online checking

2005-02-02 Thread R.A. Hettinga
http://www.theregister.co.uk/2005/02/01/msn_belgium_id_cards/print.html The Register Biting the hand that feeds IT The Register » Internet and Law » Digital Rights/Digital Wrongs » Original URL: http://www.theregister.co.uk/2005/02/01/msn_belgium_id_cards/ MSN Belgium to use eID cards for

Peppercoin Small Payments Processing Suite Available to First Data Channels

2005-02-02 Thread R.A. Hettinga
http://biz.yahoo.com/prnews/050202/new005_1.html Yahoo! Finance Press Release Source: Peppercoin Peppercoin Small Payments Processing Suite Available to First Data Channels Wednesday February 2, 9:03 am ET Small Transaction Suite Certified for Sale Through Processor's Merchant Acquiring

NIST moves to stronger hashing

2005-02-07 Thread R.A. Hettinga
http://www.fcw.com/print.asp Federal Computer Week Monday, February 7, 2005 NIST moves to stronger hashing BY Florence Olsen Published on Feb. 7, 2005 Federal agencies have been put on notice that National Institute of Standards and Technology officials plan to phase out a widely

Quantum crypto firm charts way to mainstream

2005-02-07 Thread R.A. Hettinga
http://news.zdnet.com/2102-1009_22-5564288.html?tag=printthis Quantum crypto firm charts way to mainstream By Michael Kanellos URL: http://news.zdnet.com/2100-1009_22-5564288.html Magiq Technologies is creating a new line of products this year that it says could help make quantum

MD5 comes in for further criticism

2005-02-07 Thread R.A. Hettinga
http://www.techworld.com/storage/news/index.cfm?NewsID=3081Page=1pagePos=11 Techworld.com 07 February 2005 More experts warn of CAS arrays risks MD5 comes in for further criticism By Lucas Mearian, Computerworld (US) More security experts are warning against the use of the flawed hashing

[fc-announce] Transportation, Taxes, and Conference Events

2005-02-07 Thread R.A. Hettinga
--- begin forwarded text User-Agent: Microsoft-Entourage/11.1.0.040913 From: Stuart E. Schechter [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: [fc-announce] Transportation, Taxes, and Conference Events Sender: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Date: Mon, 07 Feb 2005 15:12:11 -0500

Identity thieves can lurk at Wi-Fi spots

2005-02-08 Thread R.A. Hettinga
http://www.usatoday.com/tech/news/2005-02-06-evil-twin-usat_x.htm USA Today Identity thieves can lurk at Wi-Fi spots By Jon Swartz, USA TODAY SAN FRANCISCO - Coffee shop Web surfers beware: An evil twin may be lurking near your favorite wireless hotspot. Thieves are using wireless devices to

Group Aims to Make Internet Phone Service Secure

2005-02-09 Thread R.A. Hettinga
http://online.wsj.com/article_print/0,,SB110790485798349353,00.html The Wall Street Journal February 9, 2005 TELECOMMUNICATIONS Group Aims to Make Internet Phone Service Secure Alliance of Tech Companies Looks for Ways To Head Off Attacks by Hackers, Viruses By RIVA RICHMOND DOW

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