What Congress just passed, with the help of a about 85 Democrats.
Go enable "Strict Site Isolation" isolation in Chrome. Causes chrome to load each site in it's own process so it's much more difficult to steal data from another site using #spectre.
Especially necessary for people with older processors, who aren't getting any firmware updates.
I wrote a ranty post about Apple’s move to host iCloud data on the Chinese mainland, and what it means for iCloud encryption and key management. https://blog.cryptographyengineering.com/2018/01/16/icloud-in-china/
Good updated guide to disabling Intel ME using ME_Cleaner (you need a raspberry pi, soic clip, and female-female wire connectors (the shorter the better).
Here’s an idea: how about a law that mandates that an open domain name registry, free for all citizens, is included in every ISP’s DNS settings by default, alongside InterNIC.
Oh, and look, someone already built it even: https://OpenNIC.org
This one little change could do wonders for individual sovereignty and decentralisation on the Internet.
It could do for owning your own online identity what Let’s Encrypt did for democratising secure web sites.
2018 ain't fooling around.
GIMPS Project Discovers Largest Known Prime Number - https://www.mersenne.org/primes/press/M77232917.html
Crypto is hard: a decryption attack that is actually faster than decryption using the key. 😂
POC is already being claimed for #intel bug:
For fuck's sake, use #keepass already.