* Posts by wzlbrmf

3 posts • joined 25 Aug 2016

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

wzlbrmf

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

wzlbrmf

"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

wzlbrmf

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...

http://www.golem.de/news/verschluesselung-regierung-will-nun-doch-keine-backdoors-1608-122883.html

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