Tag Archives: compsec

Linux versus WannaCrypt

You don’t have to read this, but I do have to write it. Some of you, dear Readers, are sympathetic to my ranting about the virtues of switching from Windows to Linux. The recent big wave of ransom-ware commonly known … Continue reading

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Paranoia?

I have a burning conviction in my soul that something big is about to break out in our world. Several of you have discussed with me privately how God is calling you to serve in ways that make no sense … Continue reading

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The Current State of Electronic Snooping

This is a long post, a general consumer-level survey, distilling what we can know from public revelations. Snoopers: There are four kinds of snoopers. 1. Government espionage: If you are targeted as a national security threat, they will get you. … Continue reading

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Networked Christianity Aborning

I strive to practice what I preach (see the previous linked post). I believe God will keep the Internet alive and that He has called me to engage computer security (CompSec) and networking security (NetSec) in particular. This is behind … Continue reading

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NSA and Your Security

If you genuinely need privacy, use the one-time pad. Recently the NSA came clean on a few issues at one of the many tech conferences taking place annually. Obviously they aren’t going to tell the whole story, but there’s no … Continue reading

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Prayer Request: Networking Hardware

This is a technology issue. Once again, this is not meant to be a fund-raising appeal, but a genuine request that you pray with me. I continue studying the mechanics of networking and providing services to my readers and supporters. … Continue reading

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Disavowing Seen and Unseen

The title is a reference to a couple of services run out of Iceland — Seen.is and Unseen.is — that I didn’t know were such nitwits about networking and encryption. I once recommended them, but grew increasingly annoyed at their … Continue reading

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