TextSecure uses a similar scheme developed by cryptographers Ian Goldberg and Nikita Borisov known as “Off The Record” to exchange scrambled text messages. Both apps automatically generate a new key and delete the old one with every communication so that even if a user’s key is stolen, none of his or her past calls or texts can be deciphered.
Did you read the one about the motorcycle-rider who–while riding his bike–was confronted by a plain-clothed police officer in an unmarked car? While the biker was breaking the law (speeding), the officer’s actions were all caught on video from the biker’s helmet cam. Once said biker, Anthony John Graber III, posted the video snatched by his […]
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/technology/8279549.stm DIGITAL PLANET By Dave Lee BBC World Service With a quick lick of paint, your wi-fi connection could be secured Researchers say they have created a special kind of paint which can block out wireless signals. It means security-conscious wireless users could block their neighbours from being able to access their home network – […]