Security

Research: DNSSEC in the Wild

The DNS system is, unfortunately, rife with holes like Swiss Cheese; man-in-the-middle attacks can easily negate the operation of TLS and web site security. To resolve these problems, the IETF and the DNS community standardized

By |September 5th, 2018|Categories: LEFT, RESEARCH, SECURITY|Comments Off on Research: DNSSEC in the Wild

Several on KRACK

Three articles of interest on the new WiFi KRACK— This is not a crypto bug but a protocol bug (a pretty obvious and trivial protocol bug). When a client connects to the network, the access-point

By |October 26th, 2017|Categories: LEFT, NORESHARE, SECURITY|Comments Off on Several on KRACK

Reading List: WannaCry and Ransomware

A good bit has been written about the recent WannaCry outbreak over the last few weeks; rather than stringing the best out through Worth Reading posts, I have collected the three best posts on the

By |May 24th, 2017|Categories: LEFT, NORESHARE, SECURITY|Comments Off on Reading List: WannaCry and Ransomware

Distributed Denial of Service Open Threat Signaling (DOTS)

When the inevitable 2AM call happens—"our network is under attack"—what do you do? After running through the OODA loop (1, 2, 3, 4), used communities to distribute the attack as much as possible, mitigated the

By |April 3rd, 2017|Categories: DDOS, LEFT, STANDARDS, TECHNOLOGY, WRITTEN|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Distributed Denial of Service Open Threat Signaling (DOTS)