* Posts by wzlbrmf

3 posts • joined 25 Aug 2016

Is password security at just $1/month too expensive for most?


They have been hacked in the past

LastPass has been hacked in the past but, as far as I know, no leaked credentials have been related to this breach so far. This makes me somewhat confident in their overall security architecture since I am always expecting that data will be stolen at some point.

Stickers emerge as EU's weapon against dud IoT security


"Kleiner said the Commission would encourage companies to come up with a labelling system for internet-connected devices that are approved and secure."

Maybe it is time to quote Bruce Schneier again: "Security is a process, not a product."

Given how many C and D labelled refrigerators are still being sold, I wonder how many people would still buy those insecure IoT devices. Hey, D is so much cheaper than A.

French, German ministers demand new encryption backdoor law


Unlike France, Germany says "NO" to backdoors

After that meeting the German Interior Ministry issued a statement that they still believe in strong end-to-end encryption and don't want any backdoors. The French and German press releases on that meeting differ quite a bit...



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