encryption

The Key Management Problems With Public Key Cryptography

September 27, 2011

Sometime back, I had drawn a diagram to explain public key cryptography, but it is not complete. As Eric Lippert explains here, there are four management problems with them. To paraphrase him, If the sender does not keep their private key secret, then the saboteur can send a false message that seems to be coming […]

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How to Maliciously Hack Anything

September 15, 2011

The Microsoft Security Center has this excellent article listing their “10 Immutable Laws of Security” (read it thoroughly): If a bad guy can persuade you to run his program on your computer, it’s not your computer anymore If a bad guy can alter the operating system on your computer, it’s not your computer anymore If […]

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