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Schneier on Security: Ebook Fraud

2011 Apr 4, 11:18Two eBook frauds involving the automated creation and publishing of books in order to make money off the long tail. The spam of books.PermalinkCommentsebook fraud bruce-schneier security amazon copyright publishing

Schneier on Security: The Effectiveness of Air Marshals

2010 Apr 11, 3:51"In fact, more air marshals have been arrested than the number of people arrested by air marshals." Its easy to get awesome stats like this when talking about lawlessness on airplanes given its great infrequency.PermalinkCommentsstatistics humor security bruce-schneier airplane

Bruce Schneier action figure

2009 Nov 15, 6:17Once again a wonderful gift for a very small set of people I know but a bit pricey: "This package includes Bruce Schneier's custom action figure head mounted on a matching DiD or Dragon action figure body with a choice of 2 different clothing styles. You can also buy Bruce Schneier's head on its own and fit it onto your own figurines."
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Schneier on Security: Fraud on eBay

2009 Jun 19, 3:27You must wonder if Bruce Schneier is having trouble selling his laptop just because he's Bruce Schneier and he announced his sale on his blog. I thought his description was funny though: "But I still want to sell the computer, and I am pissed off at what is essentially a denial-of-service attack." A scam or attack to you or me is at worst a DoS to Bruce Schneier.PermalinkCommentsbruce-schneier ebay fraud security dos

Ceci n'est pas un Bob: The Zone of Essential Risk

2009 Jun 10, 12:17"Bruce pointed out in his return email that while the fraud pattern was a good match for escrow, the transaction size wasn't: since the item exchanged in the eBay transaction he highlighted was sold for only $500, the price of an escrow agent would have been hard to justify. He's right."PermalinkCommentsblog security economics article bruce-schneier Bob-Blakley ebay

The Pros and Cons of LifeLock

2008 Jun 18, 12:44Bruce Schneier writes about LifeLock for which you've probably seen the comercials of the CEO parading around his SSN. I was wondering what LifeLock actually did.PermalinkCommentsbruce-schneier identity fraud credit article wired security privacy lifelock

Bruce Schneier Facts (Everybody Loves Eric Raymond)

2007 Jan 29, 2:16This is Chuck Norris facts for Bruce Schneier. Example: "SSL is invulnerable to man-in-the-middle attacks. Unless that man is Bruce Schneier.", "Bruce Schneier doesn't keep secrets -- they keep themselves out of fear.PermalinkCommentseric-raymond bruce-schneier security humor encryption crypto nerd

Theater of the Absurd at the T.S.A. - New York Times

2006 Dec 19, 4:37Article about security theatre at the airport. “Rogues are very keen in their profession, and know already much more than we can teach them.”PermalinkCommentsairport security airplane TSA new-york-times article bruce-schneier

Side Channel Cryptanalysis of Product Ciphers

2006 Nov 27, 3:07ABSTRACT: Building on the work of Kocher, we introduce the notion of side-channel cryptanalysis: cryptanalysis using implementation data. We discuss the notion of side-channel attacks and the vulnerabilities they introduce, demonstrate side-channel attackPermalinkCommentscryptography essay reference bruce-schneier

Schneier on Security

2006 Sep 25, 12:17PermalinkCommentsbruce-schneier security blog daily privacy rights trust government hack

Schneier on Security: Expensive Cameras in Checked Luggage

2006 Sep 25, 12:16PermalinkCommentsbruce-schneier howto humor plane security travel weapons article
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