Shostack + Friends Blog Archive


Twitter Weekly Updates for 2012-05-13

  • RT @Ellen_CK It appears that putting a contest in one's internal newsletter leads to people actually reading it #SEingmycoworkers #
  • RT @bfist I like my risk like I like my steak << with blue cheese sauce? #
  • RT @451wendy "Q: How many of the Fortune 500 are hacked right now? A: 500." <- Lovely example of FUD << "lovely"? #
  • .@451wendy @dakami @attritionorg agree with Dan, we need data; Wendy this is testable Can I have a side helping of confirmation bias? 🙂 #
  • RT @Privacymatters Just updated iOS. More T&Cs include Apple WILL make public a basic profile which I can switch off afterwards #privacyfail #
  • RT @shawnmoyer Defenders: I'm the track chair for the defensive track (yes, there is one) for @BlackHatHQ. We need submissions! #
  • Why does @wsdot not have any "special events" here when there's a Mariner's game tonight? #
  • Spending time prepping my AusCERT talk. All that energy watching Star Wars for good examples, it's rough. #
  • New blog: "What Kip Hawley of the TSA Doesn't Understand about Terrorism" #
  • RT @AlecMuffett "#Cybersecurity: Demand An Evidence-Based Approach" ( at Computerworld ) #
  • MT @resnikoff Eagerly awaiting president's evolution on drone strikes, surveillance, drug war, mass imprisonment, secrecy, deportation, etc #
  • RT @aionescu Seriously? Flashing firmware with crap was a "revelation" & "life changing experience" for Dell & HP CEO? #
  • .@aionescu The trouble with classified briefings is they exclude skeptics & prevent discussion. #
  • We seem to be made to suffer. It's our lot in life. #
  • Look sir! Droids! #
  • What I really need is a droid that understands the binary language of power converters. #
  • He suggests that if you remove the restraining bolt, he might be able to play back the entire message. #
  • RT @normative U.S. Military Taught Officers: Use ‘Hiroshima’ Tactics for ‘Total War’ on Islam << Holy fuck #
  • RT @geekwire Ready Indian food fans? A Vij’s offshoot is coming to ‘Amazonland’ with help from Paul Allen << woot! #
  • Just cast my ballot for an open-access set of candidates for the ACM. Thanks to Brighten Godfrey for data: #
  • RT @BlackHatHQ Reminder: #BlackHat USA 2012 Call for Papers closes in 4 days on May 15. Time to deliver submissions #
  • RT @ericlaw: @jeremiahg: So if I see ".secure" in the URL, I'm good to go right? 😛 << Nah, you also have to look for the lock. #
  • RT @jeremiahg a "lock," how quaint. .secure needs an ominous icon. Like a bigass vault door w/ electric razor …<< TSA's blogger bob? #
  • We should start by understanding mental models, testing what people can learn, then decide how to secure it. #
  • If we spend a dollar educating everyone online about a new security measure, that's $2B. Seems worth a lot of up-front design. #
  • Quick blog on "Why Sharing Raw Data is Important" cc @hrbrmstr #
  • Where do I find the Youtube-nocookie link? Wasn't it under embed, options? #

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