Archive for the 'Encryption' Category

Kaspersky CEO Wants To End Online Anonymity

I just saw this little gem on Slashdot this morning: Eugene Kaspersky, CEO of well-known computer security company Kaspersky Labs, is calling for an end to the anonymity of the Internet, and for the creation of mandatory ‘Internet passports’ for anyone who wishes to browse the Web The very first thought I had after reading […]

TI Upset Because Hobbyists Cracked The 83+ OS Signing Key

Texas Instruments (TI) calculators have for a long time been a subject of hobbyist interest.  In particular is the TI-83.  However TI has long been known to be very uncooperative to say the least.  Recently news came out that somebody has managed to crack the RSA signing key for the programmable calculator’s operating system. This […]

What Is Freenet Classic OpenNet?

I’ve talked about Freenet here occasionally and while I think it’s easy enough to understand I still get occasional questions about just exactly what it is.  That, combined with the recent fork of Freenet Classic OpenNet from the original Freenet 0.5 project has prompted me to create this video that gives a basic overview of […]

There’s No Information Like Mis-Information

I saw a story on the Boston Herald site recently that’s a prime example of some of the things that people believe about how much of what information can be retrieved from a computer.

New Version of MMS Released

It’s been a long time since I did anything with MMS (Mixminion Message Sender) but I’ve finally gotten back to it. MMS Finally has word wrap, which means there shouldn’t be anymore of those really ugly long lines. There are also now three distributions.  The original which only contains MMS itself, a second that includes […]