Tags: Bruce Schneier

The Effects of the Spectre and Meltdown Vulnerabilities

Spectre and Meltdown aren't anomalies. They represent a new area to look for vulnerabilities and a new avenue of attack. They're the future of security­ -- and it doesn't look good for the defenders. Modern computers do lots of things at the same time. Your computer and your phone simultaneously...
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Spectre and Meltdown Attacks Against Microprocessors

The security of pretty much every computer on the planet has just gotten a lot worse, and the only real solution -- which of course is not a solution -- is to throw them all away and buy new ones. On Wednesday, researchers just announced a series of major security vulnerabilities in the...
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As computers permeate everything, what we know about computer and network security will become relevant to everything, said Bruce Schneier at Open Source Leadership Summit.

Bruce Schneier on New Security Threats from the Internet of Things

Security expert Bruce Schneier says we're creating an Internet that senses, thinks, and acts, which is is the classic definition of a robot. “I contend that we're building a world-sized robot without even realizing it,” he said recently at the Open Source Leadership Summit (OSLS). In his talk,...
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Click Here to Kill Everyone: Security and the Internet of Things

All computers are hackable. This has as much to do with the computer market as it does with the technologies. We prefer our software full of features and inexpensive, at the expense of security and reliability. That your computer can affect the security of Twitter is a market failure. The industry...
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