Tuesday, May 13, 2014

General Hayden: "We kill people based on metadata"

The full video of the John Hopkins debate between David Cole and Michael Hayden is available on YouTube

For those interested in General Hayden's "We kill people based on metadata" quote -

Monday, May 12, 2014

Security Analysis of the Estonian E-Voting System

An international team of security experts, including Alex Halderman and Harri Hursti, have identified serious problems with Estonia's e-voting system and recommended its immediate withdrawal.
They've produced a neat short video explaining the issues -

And a couple of longer ones outlining the possible server malware attacks -

The team will be providing partial code for their proof-of-concept attacks after the conclusion of the May 2014 European Parliamentary elections.