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Encryption Could Starve Carnivore  28 August 2000 
Source: PCWorld - Posted by Dave Wreski   
Even as the FBI slowly releases details of its Carnivore e-mail wiretap technology, software developers are readying schemes to starve Carnivore of meaningful data.. . .
Pretty Good Privacy flaw reported  25 August 2000 
Source: InfoWorld - Posted by Dave Wreski   
A GERMAN RESEARCHER has discovered a major security flaw in the latest versions of the PGP free e-mail encryption software that could allow someone to read another person's encrypted e-mail if he or she was able to intercept it. . . .
Yahoo to offer encrypted email option  25 August 2000 
Source: CNET - Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Yahoo plans to let its email account holders use data encryption to protect the privacy of their messages, marking a potentially significant advance for the mainstream use of encryption. . . .
PGP Vulnerability  24 August 2000 
Source: Bruce Schneier / Slashdot - Posted by Dave Wreski   
A very serious PGP vulnerability was just discovered. Using this vulnerability, an attacker can create a modified version of someone's public key that will force a sender to encrypt messages to that person AND to the attacker.
Will You be Having a Party When the RSA Patent Expires?  24 August 2000 
Source: The Shmoo Group - Posted by Ryan W. Maple   
"In late September, 2000, the RSA Patent expires. Rivest, Shamir, and Adelman, Public Key Cryptography's most famous supergroup, developed this algorithm about 20 years ago. If you are planning a party, tell us. We're going to make a list, and . . .
Installing Command Line PGP  23 August 2000 
Source: - Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
The following is a description of how I got a Linux version of the PGP encryption program, how I installed it, and a few observations about quirks in the program. The Linux version of PGP that I got is PGPcmdfw_6.5.2_Linux.i386.rpm and . . .
New book by Bruce Schneier  23 August 2000 
Source: Business Wire - Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Bruce Schneier, computer security expert, CTO and founder of Counterpane Internet Security, Inc., has written a new book specifically for corporate managers. Secrets and Lies: Digital Security in a Networked World is a practical, straightforward guide to understanding and achieving security . . .
SSH-Agent 1.2.27 Tutorial  21 August 2000 
Source: - Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Security is best when it is handy. ssh-agent is pretty darn handy. Ssh-agent can authenticate you to a remote machine via keypairs, rather than the traditional hand-typed username/password combination, with no loss of security.. . .
Encryption Gets Really Small  18 August 2000 
Source: - Posted by Chris Pallack   
Scientists at the University of Geneva are collaborating with the Swiss Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications on an experiment that uses quantum computers to run an unbreakable encryption algorithm. Cryptography could, in fact, be the first commercial application for this technology. . . .
RSA Security Offers Industry's First "e-Security Experience" to Help Educate Customers on the Benefi  17 August 2000 
Source: - Posted by Chris Pallack   
BEDFORD, Mass., August 17, 2000 - To further position itself as the leader in the e-security space, RSA Security Inc (NASDAQ: RSAS), the most trusted name in e-security, today announced the launch of its inaugural "e-Security Experience," a Webinar designed to . . .
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