I heard that many years ago for example passwords on linux systems were limited to 8 characters. Or rather, you could type in more than 8 characters, but only the first 8 characters mattered. ...
I am wondering what notable events in XSS attacks we saw in 2011. What big events hit the infosec community in regards of XSS? I am thinking of specific events like for example the Samy worm in 2007 ...
I'm looking for information on what NSA suggested for use in commercial systems in past times. 90's and early 2000's. I'm mainly interested in PKI and symmetric cyphers for SSL and file/disk ...