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The Influence of ULTRA in the Second World War
"In 1993 Sir Harry Hinsley kindly agreed to speak about Bletchley Park, where he worked during the Second World War. Sir Harry Hinsley is a distinguished historian who during the Second World War worked at Bletchley Park, where much of the allied forces code-breaking effort took place." A transcript of the talk.
bletchley-park  world-war-II  encryption  enigma  history 
july 2017 by pw201
Apple vs the FBI: Whoever wins, it's a mess - Franklin Veaux's Journal
A good look at the technical detail of what the FBI are asking Apple to do.
apple  FBI  security  encryption 
february 2016 by pw201
Edward Snowden: The Untold Story | Threat Level | WIRED
Wired managed to interview Snowden in Russia. Interesting stuff.
security  edward-snowden  nsa  gchq  encryption  eavesdropping 
august 2014 by pw201
Myths about /dev/urandom
This is relevant to my interests.
random  urandom  linux  encryption  security  unix  prng 
march 2014 by pw201
Feds Threaten To Arrest Lavabit Founder For Shutting Down His Service | Techdirt
If you shut down your email service rather than giving the US government a back door, they'll threaten to arrest you.
law  politics  nsa  email  encryption  privacy  lavabit 
august 2013 by pw201
Opt out of PRISM, the NSA's global data surveillance program - PRISM BREAK
Unlikely that the general public will adopt crypto tools but an interesting list of what's out there, none the less.
software  tools  nsa  encryption  crypto  cryptography  tor  prism 
june 2013 by pw201
Fixing HTTPS
Glyph, of Twisted Python fame, talks about ways to fix HTTPS, presumably in the light of the recent attacks on certification authorities.
https  security  internet  encryption 
april 2011 by pw201

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