Posts Categorized: Bruce Schneier

  • Bruce Schneier, English-Italian Translations

    Bypassing Microsoft Vista’s Memory Protection

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    Here is the original post (the source text of my translation): This is huge: Two security researchers have developed a new technique that essentially bypasses all of the memory protection safeguards in the Windows Vista operating system, an advance that many in the security community say will have far-reaching implications not only for Microsoft, but… Read more »

  • Bruce Schneier, English-Italian Translations

    Man-in-the-Middle Attacks

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    Another English-Italian translation of a post taken from Bruce Schneier ‘s blog: Schneier on Security Here is the source text: Last week’s dramatic rescue of 15 hostages held by the guerrilla organization FARC was the result of months of intricate deception on the part of the Colombian government. At the center was a classic man-in-the-middle… Read more »

  • Bruce Schneier, English-Italian Translations

    Chinese Cyber Attacks

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    Here is the original post (the source text of my translation): The popular media conception is that there is a coordinated attempt by the Chinese government to hack into U.S. computers — military, government corporate — and steal secrets. The truth is a lot more complicated. There certainly is a lot of hacking coming out… Read more »

  • Bruce Schneier, English-Italian Translations

    Eavesdropping on Encrypted Compressed Voice

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    Traffic analysis works even through the encryption: The new compression technique, called variable bitrate compression produces different size packets of data for different sounds. That happens because the sampling rate is kept high for long complex sounds like “ow”, but cut down for simple consonants like “c”. This variable method saves on bandwidth, while maintaining… Read more »

  • Bruce Schneier, English-Italian Translations

    Using Google Earth to Find Unguarded Houses

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    Another English to Italian translation taken from the blog Schneier on Security by Bruce Schneier. Here is the source text: UK teens are using Google Earth to find swimming pools they can crash. How long before someone finds a more serious crime that can be aided by Google Earth. (for the italian version, please click… Read more »

  • Bruce Schneier, English-Italian Translations

    IT Attacks: Insiders vs. Outsiders

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    This is the first English-Italian translation of a post taken from Bruce Schneier ‘s blog: Schneier on Security I thank you Bruce for his kindness, willingness and obviously for allowing me to translate his blog’s posts. Here is the source text: A new study claims that insiders aren’t the main threat to network security: Verizon’s… Read more »