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  • Former DARPA Head Proposes Pills and Tattoos to Replace Passwords

    05/31/2013 1:56:48 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 10 replies
    ThreatPost ^ | May 31, 2013, 12:09PM | Brian Donohue
    Motorola’s Regina Dugan suggested at the Wall Street Journal’s D11 conference that pills and tattoos could replace passwords as the radical solutions to the perennial authentication problem. … University of Illinois researcher Dr. John Rogers developed an electronic tattoo that was later produced by a company called MC 10. Motorola plans on working with them to advance a tattoo that could be used for authentication. … Dugan described her next method of authentication as “vitamin authentication” before pulling a pill out of her pocket and explaining that the pill had a small chip inside of it. The chip contains a...
  • Orly Taitz Landing in U.K. Monday Morning to Authenticate Kenyan Birth Certificate

    08/03/2009 12:16:27 AM PDT · by FARS · 176 replies · 8,922+ views
    AntiMullah ^ | August 3rd, 2009 | Alan Peters & Emails
    Permalink to filing of rogatory to expedite court assisted authentication of the Obama Kenyan Birth Certificate document
  • What is Identity? Who am I?

    01/28/2009 4:21:08 PM PST · by APRPEH · 3 replies · 252+ views
    aprpeh ^ | 29 January 2009 | aprpeh
    In honor of Data Privacy Day 2009, APRPEH presents the article from 2006 It’s Me, and Here’s My Proof: Why Identity and Authentication Must Remain Distinct - Technet Microsoft - Steve Riley mentioned last week by Bruce Schneier on Schneier on Security. Schneier's blog is a great place online to go for security information. ---------------------------------------------------------When discussing identity we must first determine the audience to whom we are speaking. To some people identity is who they are. "My name is Ploni". To others identity might be a reflection of some important fact to which they identify answering the questions what they...
  • Motorist wins case after maths whizzes break speed camera code

    08/11/2005 9:32:50 AM PDT · by snowsislander · 8 replies · 848+ views
    Sydney Herald ^ | August 11, 2005 | Andrew Clark
    A team of Chinese maths enthusiasts have thrown NSW's speed cameras system into disarray by cracking the technology used to store data about errant motorists. The NRMA has called for a full audit of the way the state's 110 enforcement cameras are used after a motorist escaped a conviction by claiming that data was vulnerable to hackers. A Sydney magistrate, Laurence Lawson, threw out the case because the Roads and Traffic Authority failed to find an expert to testify that its speed camera images were secure. The motorist's defence lawyer, Denis Mirabilis, argued successfully that an algorithm known as MD5,...
  • Very U.N.-Attractive - A leaked audit gives hints of the Oil-for-Food corruption.

    05/18/2004 9:08:50 PM PDT · by Shermy · 23 replies · 432+ views
    Opinion Journal ^ | May 19, 2004 | Claudia Rosett
    In the scandal over the U.N. Oil-for-Food program in Iraq, Kofi Annan's main line of defense has been that he didn't know. Perhaps he should take a closer look at internal U.N. Oil-for-Food audit reports, more than 50 in all, produced by his own Office of Internal Oversight Services--the same reports he's declined to share with the Security Council, or release to Congress. One of these reports has now leaked. It concerns the U.N. Secretariat's mishandling of the hiring of inspectors to authenticate the contents of relief shipments into sanctions-bound Iraq. (Obtained by a journalist specializing in the mining industry,...
  • Microsoft Opens Passport to Scrutiny

    10/11/2002 2:07:06 PM PDT · by Bush2000 · 15 replies · 219+ views ^ | Thursday, October 10, 2002 | Susan Perschke
    Microsoft Opens Passport to Scrutiny Source code for server portion will be released, encouraging interoperability with other single-sign-on specs. Susan Perschke, special to Thursday, October 10, 2002 DENVER -- Microsoft will release part of its Passport source code into the public domain so that developers can create their own versions of the single-sign-on specification for internal use or for resale. The company announced the policy change at the Digital ID World Conference here this week, as part of a presentation by Craig Mundie, Microsoft's chief technical officer. Passport is Microsoft's user-identification system, deployed on a multitude of Microsoft platforms...