badBIOS Malware – a Hoax? I hope so…

On Friday arstechnica published a longer story on Meet “badBIOS,” the mysterious Mac and PC malware that jumps airgaps. The author talks about a virus/rootkit discovered by Dragos Ruiu, (organizer of CanSecWest and PacSec). The plot looks like a bad Hollywood movie. He describes strange behavior of machines that are completely new, setup from scratch,…

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Using the Cloud to solve business problems in today’s world

I often get asked by customers how I see the cloud in today’s environment. Honestly, I do not see it differently than I did an year ago. If I look at security in general, I see three challenges, which shape my mind: Most investments go towards protecting the infrastructure, whereas most attacks are successful on…

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Making Sense from Snowden: What’s Significant in the NSA Surveillance Revelations

I do not want to comment this but it is a fairly interesting article on Snowden’s Revelations, the consequences and the legal frameworks. Definitely worth spending the time: Making Sense from Snowden: What’s Significant in the NSA Surveillance Revelations Roger Related articles FAQ: 5 Things Known and Alleged About NSA surveillance (sallyannfredericktudor.wordpress.com) Snowden: UK Government…

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