Book Review “Crypto”

Introduction Crypto is a book aimend at readers, who want to get an overview on the origin of public key cryptography. Back in the Seventies, researches such as Whitfield Diffie and Martin Hellman solved some fundamental problems of cryptography, such as key exchange. Later on, public key cryptography was invented. Contents The book begins at…

Why Privacy Matters

I decided to create this post in order to collect articles and statemens from people regarding privacy. The aim is, to raise awareness on this topic to all the people who think, that privacy doesn’t matter. Collected Articles Date Published Title 16.06.2015 “Wer nichts zu verbergen hat, ist ein langweiliger Mensch” (Tages Anzeiger) LinkAm Mittwoch…

FBI demands better means for wiretapping internet users

The United States Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) demands better means for wiretapping internet users, according to FBI chief of legal department Valerie Caproni. As she sais, eavesdropping peer-to-peer communication, web mail and social networks is very difficult for the FBI. Although technology would allow to do professional eavesdropping, internet providers are not equipped with…

Bruteforcing DHL

Today I found a delivery notification paper card in my letter box. The DHL courier was here and couldn’t deliver the package. So het dropped a message: DHL kindly asks to visit www.dhl-delivernow.ch. Once on the page, you have to choose the language and right after that, enter your 7 digit code on your notification…