Rubbish Ciphers by the Spooks at the NSA Team

NSA has mentioned about a Tweet storm recently by posting a job-ad-Tweet in roman-style cipher. The Tweet seems a little creepy to some people but as the agency says, it is going to be a recruitment campaign to find the best and brightest, this is what brings fits of giggles…

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Cryptoboffin: Secure boot a boon for spooks’ spyware

A leading computer scientist has warned that the latest so-called Trusted Computing proposals may restrict the market for anti-virus and security software. Cambridge University Professor Ross Anderson warns that the secure boot features in the UEFI firmware specification – understood to be required on certified Windows 8 machines – might…

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‘Spyware’ Incident Spooks Jihadi Forum

A prominent poster on the elite password-protected jihadi web site Shumukh has told fellow forum members his account on the site has been hacked to send spyware to fellow forum participants. The user, who goes by the handle “Yaman Mukhadab,” posted on August 28 that “it seems that someone is…

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