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Really good advice on passwords from Microsoft

Microsoft have published a white paper - Microsoft Password Guidance that contains some very good advice on what passwords need to be to be secure against modern password attacks and also shooting down some very long-held beliefs about the benefits of...
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How the Meltdown and Spectre exploits work in layman’s terms

Thanks to Joe Fitz (Twitter: @securelyfitz) who has written a relatively easy to understand overview about how the recent #meltdown and #spectre bugs work in layman's terms: https://twitter.com/securelyfitz/status/949004862968143873 Let's say you go to a library that has a 'special collection'...
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Crypto Flaws

Over on Bruce Schneier's Blog, there's some interesting discussion about some attacks on AES encryption that have recently come to light. It's all highly theoretical at this stage, and the attacks require some very specific initial conditions to be set,...
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