Tuesday, January 11, 2011

you should work for symantec

thanks to chet wisniewski, daniel kennedy, and alex sotirov for bringing this to my attention.

on the one hand i can appreciate where the security researcher character is coming from, but on the other hand i'm reminded of the school of thought that says if you can't explain it to a six year old, you don't understand it yourself - and explaining what you do shouldn't be as hard as explaining security itself.

Friday, January 7, 2011

better left unsaid

from failbook

privacy defeatists like to say that if there's something you don't want people knowing about then maybe you shouldn't be doing it in the first place. alternatively, however, you might also want to consider simply not advertising it on the internet for the world to see.

Thursday, January 6, 2011

don't be too proud of this technological safety feature you've created

from failblog

want to know what happens when you rely too much on technology to keep you safe? spectacular failures, that's what.

Wednesday, January 5, 2011

Tuesday, January 4, 2011

who gets paid to touch your junk?

found on boing boing but originally from chartport

pretty funny but for those who don't get bent out of shape over technical accuracy with venn diagrams. for those that do, look here (thanks to @adamshostack and @alexhutton for the link)

Monday, January 3, 2011

careful who you mess with

found on the nakedsecurity blog

sometimes crime really doesn't pay.