Schneier on Security / Cracking Forgotten Passwords
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Expandpass is a string expansion program.

Troy Hunt's Blog / Banks, Arbitrary Password Restrictions and Why They Don't Matter
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My bank tells me that their exactly-5-digit password policy is secure since it has 1.5bn permutations and the account gets blocked after 3 attempts.

Troy Hunt's Blog / Banks, Arbitrary Password Restrictions and Why They Don't Matter
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My bank tells me that their exactly-5-digit password policy is secure since it has 1.5bn permutations and the account gets blocked after 3 attempts.

Schneier on Security / Another Side Channel in Intel Chips
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Now, researchers are warning that, in certain scenarios, attackers can abuse DDIO to obtain keystrokes and possibly other types of sensitive data that flow through the memory of vulnerable servers.

Schneier on Security / Upcoming Speaking Engagements
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This is a current list of where and when I am scheduled to speak:

Schneier on Security / Friday Squid Blogging: How Scientists Captured the Giant Squid Video
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As usual, you can also use this squid post to talk about the security stories in the news that I haven't covered.

Schneier on Security / When Biology Becomes Software
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As synthetic biology "programming" reaches the complexity of traditional computer programming, the risks of computer systems will transfer to biological systems.

Troy Hunt's Blog / Weekly Update 156
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Turns out it's actually a sunny day in Oslo today, although it's the last one I'll see here for quite some time before heading off to Denmark then other European things for the remainder of this trip.

Schneier on Security / Smart Watches and Cheating on Tests
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The Independent Commission on Examination Malpractice in the UK has recommended that all watches be banned from exam rooms, basically because it's becoming very difficult to tell regular watches from ...

Schneier on Security / Fabricated Voice Used in Financial Fraud
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Criminals used artificial intelligence-based software to impersonate a chief executive's voice and demand a fraudulent transfer of €220,000 ($243,000) in March in what cybercrime experts described as ...

Schneier on Security / More on Law Enforcement Backdoor Demands
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I don't believe that backdoor access to encryption data at rest offers "an achievable balance of risk vs. benefit" either, but I agree that the two aspects should be treated independently.

Schneier on Security / On Cybersecurity Insurance
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Competitive pressures drive a race-to-the-bottom in risk assessment standards and prevent insurers including security procedures in contracts.

Troy Hunt's Blog / Weekly Update 155
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From the emerging spring to the impending autumn, I'm back in Oslo at the beginning of another series of European events that'll take me across Norway, Denmark, Hungary and Switzerland.

Schneier on Security / Friday Squid Blogging: Squid Perfume
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It's not perfume for squids.

Numberphile / NEWS: The Mystery of 42 is Solved - Numberphile
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Schneier on Security / Default Password for GPS Trackers
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Many GPS trackers are shipped with the default password 123456.

Schneier on Security / The Doghouse: Crown Sterling
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I never heard back -- LinkedIn suggests he left in April -- and forgot about the company completely until it surfaced at Black Hat this year.

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