30 Dec '16, 12am

Trust Your Computer, Who Can You Trust?

It’s a sign of the times: the first day of the 33rd Chaos Communications Congress (33C3) included two talks related to assuring that your own computer wasn’t being turned against you. The two talks are respectively practical and idealistic, realizable today and a work that’s still in the idea stage. In the first talk , [Trammell Hudson] presented his Heads open-source firmware bootloader and minimal Linux for laptops and servers. The name is a gag: the Tails Linux distribution lets you operate without leaving any trace, while Heads lets you run a system that you can be reasonably sure is secure. It uses coreboot, kexec, and QubesOS, cutting off BIOS-based hacking tools at the root. If you’re worried about sketchy BIOS rootkits, this is a solution. (And if you think that this is paranoia, you haven’t been following the news in the last few years, and probably need to watch ...

Full article: http://hackaday.com/2016/12/29/33c3-if-you-cant-trust-you...

Tweets

#33C3: If You Can’t Trust Your Computer, Who Ca...

hackaday.com 30 Dec '16, 12am

It’s a sign of the times: the first day of the 33rd Chaos Communications Congress (33C3) included two talks related to ass...

33C3: Works for Me

33C3: Works for Me

hackaday.com 31 Dec '16, 12am

The Chaos Communication Congress (CCC) is the largest German hacker convention by a wide margin, and it’s now in its thirt...

33C3: Breaking IoT Locks

33C3: Breaking IoT Locks

hackaday.com 28 Dec '16, 9pm

Fast-forward to the end of the talk, and you’ll hear someone in the audience ask [Ray] “Are there any Bluetooth locks that...

33C3: Understanding Mobile Messaging and its Security

33C3: Understanding Mobile Messaging and its Se...

hackaday.com 29 Dec '16, 3am

If you had to explain why you use one mobile messaging service over another to your grandmother, would you be able to? Doe...

Facebook can’t even protect themselves from fak...

soyacincau.com 28 Dec '16, 5am

Facebook can’t even protect themselves from fake news Posted: December 28, 2016 By: Alexander Wong No comments There are l...

Malaysians no longer trust Najib Razak

Malaysians no longer trust Najib Razak

dinmerican.wordpress.com 29 Dec '16, 11am

Malaysia’s Prime Minister Najib Razak and Big Momma Rosmah Mansor The last weeks of December have been busy ones for Malay...

Mike Szczys on the State of the Hackaday

Mike Szczys on the State of the Hackaday

hackaday.com 30 Dec '16, 7pm

Hey, that’s me! I had the honor of giving a talk at the Hackaday SuperConference in November about our editorial direction...

#33c3

#33c3

hackaday.com 26 Dec '16, 1pm

Possibly the greatest hacker show on Earth, the 33rd annual Chaos Communication Congress (33C3) begins Tuesday morning in ...

What price Malaysia’s trust deficit? - Abdillah...

blog.limkitsiang.com 28 Dec '16, 11pm

Abdillah Noh The Straits Times 29th Dec 2016 The lack of excitement over massive infrastructure projects and ringgit’s plu...

What price Malaysia's trust deficit? - The Straits Times

What price Malaysia's trust deficit? - The Stra...

straitstimes.com 28 Dec '16, 10pm

Is Malaysia paying a heavy price for its ongoing political crisis? It seems so. The state is suffering from a trust defici...

#Bitcoin Q&A: Trust, promise of value, and intr...

youtube.com 27 Dec '16, 11pm

Keywords/phrases: With fiat currency systems, there is an entity/ institution people trust (ex. Federal Reserve for the US...

OpenAg Is A Personal Food Computer

hackaday.com 27 Dec '16, 6am

When a device that calls itself a personal food computer lands in your timeline, what image springs to mind? A cloud-conne...

Via Reddit Posts

reddit.com 02 Jan '17, 12am

Do not act like your One True Paleo™ is the be-all, end-all and is perfect for for every human on Earth. You should really...