Following on from CRIME, now we have BREACH to be presented at Black Hat in Las Vegas Thursday (today). From the linked article, it suggests that this attack against compression will not be as simple ...
If we want both encryption and compression during transmission then what will be the most preferable order. Encrypt then compress Compress then encrypt
How safe is it to decompress untrusted files with unrar-free? With unzip? I'm using debian jessie. What steps can be taken to minimize the threat while extracting the file's contents?
The novel Daemon is frequently praised for being realistic in its portrayal rather than just mashing buzzwords. However, this struck me as unrealistic: Gragg's e-mail contained a poisoned JPEG of ...
Suppose I have an application which does encryption using SSL and provided you cannot control what cipher suite is being negotiated, and assuming that I have some custom compression over the data ...
By default, GPG compresses text during encryption. Additionally, RFC 4880 says: 2.3. Compression OpenPGP implementations SHOULD compress the message after applying the signature but before ...
Microsoft Exchange / OWA (Outlook Web Access) allows for three different types of compression (link for Ex2010) Compression setting Description High Compresses both static and ...
Django supplies GZip middleware, but the docs issue a stark warning about BREACH, which I had, hitherto, forgotten about. The first thought I had was that I should be able modify the middleware to ...