Tag: Bruce Schneier

Tracking Isis, stalking the CIA: how anyone can be big brother online

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“Our choice isn’t between a world where either the good guys spy or the bad guys spy. It’s a choice of everybody gets to spy or nobody gets to spy.” So said the security luminary Bruce Schneier at BBC Future’s

We wanted the web for free – but the price is deep surveillance

‘Be careful what you wish for,” runs the adage. “You might just get it.” In the case of the internet, or, at any rate, the world wide web, this is exactly what happened. We wanted exciting services – email, blogging,

NPR Is Laundering CIA Talking Points to Make You Scared of NSA Reporting

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On August 1, NPR’s Morning Edition broadcast a story by NPR national security reporter Dina Temple-Raston touting explosive claims from what she called “a tech firm based in Cambridge, Massachusetts.” That firm, Recorded Future, worked together with “a cyber expert, Mario

After Edward Snowden, US government now fears it has new mole

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The US government fears that the US intelligence agencies have a second mole who is feeding top secret information to journalists, it has been reported. The existence of a second high-level leaker – separate from the former defence contractor Edward

Big Data Firm Says It Can Link Snowden Data To Changed Terrorist Behavior

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For nearly a year, U.S. government officials have said revelations from former NSA contract worker Edward Snowden harmed national security and allowed terrorists to develop their own countermeasures. Those officials haven’t publicly given specific examples — but a tech firm

Schneier: ‘Most of the world is under surveillance’

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Bruce Schneier ( @Bruce_Schneier) is an internationally renowned security technologist. He helped the Guardian analyze top-secret NSA documents leaked by Edward Snowden. Schneier is a fellow at the Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard Law School, a program

NSA critic Bruce Schneier joins new firm

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Bruce Schneier has revealed his latest post after leaving BT — the role of chief technology officer at security firm Co3 Systems. The well-known security expert and vocal critic of the National Security Agency (NSA) revealed in a blog post

REVIEW: Practical Cryptography

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by Bruce Schneier/Niels Ferguson. Wiley, Apr 3, 2003 – 410 pages ___________________________________________________________________________________________   The preface points out that cryptography has done more harm than good in terms of securing information systems, not because cryptography fails in and of itself, but,