Mandatory HTTPS for everyone

Posted on Thu 25 May 2017 in Dispatches • Tagged with encryption, meta, networking, privacy, security • 2 min read

These days, encryption is more important than ever. You don’t need to look any farther than the national news for reasons why. Even small sites that don’t provide user accounts should consider it. I was reminded of this recently when I came across a post by Jeff Atwood …


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Lest We Remember: Cold Boot Attacks on Encryption Keys

Posted on Thu 21 February 2008 in Dispatches • Tagged with encryption, security • 1 min read

Via Boing Boing:

This is definitely not good. Don’t leave your encrypted laptop in on/suspended in public kids! Also, if you aren’t at least encrypting your /home directory (or wherever you keep your personal files), congrats on earning the EPIC FAIL.


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