Archives for: "September 2014"

  2014-09-23

A gift from Snowden to the European economy

  21:48, by Hagai Bar-El   , 463 words
Categories: Security Policies
When we buy products and services, we trust their provider to follow the norms we believe it follows. When such trust breaks, we need to think what next. In my opinion, the situation that follows the Snowden leaks forms an opportunity for Europe to catch up. more »

  2014-09-06

Book review: "No place to hide" by Glenn Greenwald

  21:14, by Hagai Bar-El   , 411 words
Categories: Sources
I just finished reading the book "No Place to Hide", by the journalist Glenn Greenwald. The book talks about the revelations from Edward Snowden on the actions taken by the NSA, as well as about their implications. more »

  2014-09-05

Capturing PINs using an IR camera

  16:40, by Hagai Bar-El   , 97 words
Categories: Security
This video demonstrates how an IR camera, of the type that can be bought for a reasonable price and attached to a smart-phone, can be used to capture a PIN that was previously entered on a PIN pad, by analyzing a thermal image of the pad after the fact.… more »