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Book: Spam Nation

Spam Nation by Brian Krebs reads like a crime thriller. For cyber security enthusiasts Krebs is no stranger. He has been writing about cyber security and crime on his blog KrebsOnSecurity for more than seven years now and before that at WaPo. I have been reading his blog for more than half a...

Indian CA – NIC issues fake Google SSL certificates 3

Indian CA – NIC issues fake Google SSL certificates

I was listening to the latest episode of Security Now this morning. I came to know that an Indian CA was issuing a fake SSL certificates for Google subdoamins. Later got to know that it was NIC as per Google’s blog post The certificates were issued by the National Informatics Centre (NIC) of...

Using sshuttle to remain Safe on Insecure Wi-Fi 2

Using sshuttle to remain Safe on Insecure Wi-Fi

Working from home mostly means working from cafes. Though I mostly tether through my mobile to get onto the Internet, it’s not always fast enough. Also bigger bandwidth does attract the geek in me towards public wi-fi. But most public wi-fis are insecure (I think even the private ones are insecure). Using HTTPS...