Norwegian newspaper claims full access to all Wikileaks cables

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Update: Aftenposten now publishes all documents that are used to write related news articles in a RSS feed here: http://www.aftenposten.no/eksport/rss-1_0/?seksjon=spesial_wikileaksdokumenter&utvalg=siste The Norwegian newspaper “Aftenposten” claims, according to several sources [Norwegian, in english here] that it has access to all the Wikileaks cables. This would effectively mean that the carefully planned drips of information to selected newspapers… Read more »

Backdoor in OpenBSD IPSEC stack?

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Wow, if this is even remotely true, it’s quite spectacular: Theo de Raadt,  has made public an email sent to him by Gregory Perry, who worked on the OpenBSD crypto framework a decade ago. The claim is that the FBI paid contractors to insert backdoors into OpenBSD’s IPSEC stack, a stack that has been re-used… Read more »

Gawker hacked, LinkedIn responds promptly

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Gawker has been hacked, and their whole user database was just leaked at The Pirate Bay, containing over 500 megs of usernames and passwords to Gawker, Gizmodo, Jalopnik, Jezebel, Kotaku, Lifehacker, Deadspin, io9 and Fleshbot. A couple of minutes ago I noticed an email from LinkedIn, stating: Dear X, In order to ensure that you… Read more »