Archives for: "March 2012"

  2012-03-08

Against the collection of private data: The unknown risk factor

  23:48, by Hagai Bar-El   , 734 words
Categories: Security Policies, Counter-media
I bet there are thousands of blog posts advocating privacy and explaining why people should resist governments and companies collecting personal data. I dare to write yet another one because I would like to make a couple of points that I have never seen… more »

  2012-03-02

Improving the security provided by Yubikey for local encryption

  23:47, by Hagai Bar-El   , 697 words
Categories: IT Security
In the previous post, I discussed the use of Yubikey for local encryption. I noted that Yubikey can store a long string that can be used as an encryption key, or a password. It provides no extra protection against key-loggers, but still allows to use… more »