November 19, 2011 1 Comment
… was capable of, it was just a matter of time until someone take a jab to the instalations of an utility company.
Cryptography, Information Theory and Codes
February 20, 2011 Leave a comment
While the FBI was accused to set a backdoor to OpenBSD, the NSA clears the record on DES.
There are many stories about sneaking sophisticated chunks of code that make perfectly good encryption system to leak information. Something like this is extremely difficult to do without nobody noticing it and I think that it must be considered as a lot of unnecessary trouble for the guys that rather will nicely ask for the keys to your front door.
February 18, 2011 Leave a comment
January 5, 2011 Leave a comment
The fact that 2011 is a prime number didn’t escape the mathematical inclined minds. Moreover, as tweeted @mathematicsprof 2011 can be expressed as the sum of the 11 consecutive primes 157+163+167+173+179+181+191+193+197+199+211.
This already sets the stage for a year that, I will dare to predict, will not be easily forgotten. A confluence of processes already in motion may result in drastic changes for the world and in particular the Internet. To wit:
As the Chinese say “May you live in interesting times” ….
December 7, 2010 2 Comments
That is a good idea, take your source code and give it to some guy bent on getting all your secrets to increase the security of your data:
The world is REALLY in the hands of crazy people