Quirks in Tech

An informal space where I think about the oddities of technology, politics, and privacy. Also some other stuff.

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Heartbleed may lead to more security audits, advanced security services ∞

Missed this when it went up, but posting because I think it touches on something that is important to track as things move forward: despite experts inside and outside of industry recognizing the need for more audits of critical packages like OpenSSL, will resources actually be devoted to enable such work?

Apr 20, 2014

Heartbleed bug shows governments slow to react ∞

Apr 15, 2014

How do you fix two-thirds of the web in secret? ∞

If you’re interested in why it’s so hard to patch a huge portion of the Internet in secret, and what forced the (relatively) early public disclosure of Heartbleed, then this is a good article to read.

Apr 11, 2014

Heartbleed Ripped a Hole in the Internet | VICE Canada ∞

First time that I’ve been quoted (extensively) in Vice!

Apr 10, 2014

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