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I don't know for you but I always felt like Android especially is not safe. Is somebody - the government or other - able to listen to my microphone, or access my hard drive remotely? Why do you think Android might be especially vulnerable? I expect the NSA has the tools to snoop in on practically anything connected to the Internet. I'm wondering if ...


When you're installing an OS you'll almost always be creating partitions and formatting them anyway, so any previous data left on the drive shouldn't be an issue, unless this "data" is actually malicious and designed to exploit a vulnerability in the filesystem creation tool, but I haven't heard of such flaws yet. The only exception would be Windows which ...


It depends on the type of device First and foremost, the kind of information you can recover depends on what kind of device and how that device is used. For instance, a USB attached drive has very different information than a NAS solution. USB Attached Devices USB Attached devices are treated as a typical disk. The forensic information you could recover ...


The following is a possible series of steps you could take. I'm considering that you have a secondary, online HSM for the period during which the affected HSM is removed from service for repair. Destroy all key material on the HSM Notify vendor of device problem and serial number Return device in tamper evident packaging to vendor address using secure ...


BSI: Application Notes and Interpretation of the Scheme (AIS) 31 – Functionality Classes and Evaluation Methodology for Physical Random Number Generators, Version 1 (25.09.2001), English translation. BSI's AIS site is here. Standard is here.


CAN is designed to be relatively simple and is often implemented between microcontrollers with very little processing power (that are busy doing stuff where timings are important), and is used to relay messages in real time. Adding some encryption and DoS protection would introduce too much complexity and given that it's just two wires shared by all ...


Trusted Platform Modules A Trusted Platform Module (TPM) is a hardware chip on the computer’s motherboard that stores cryptographic keys used for encryption. Many laptop computers include a TPM, but if the system doesn’t include it, it is not feasible to add one. Once enabled, the Trusted Platform Module provides full disk encryption capabilities. It ...


TPMs are verifying, that computer runs only signed code. It usually builtin motherboard. HSM used to store private or symmetric keys for encryption.Usually it is separate network deivce.


I use the password on my WD passport and even before I run the unlocker I can still view files and delete them, so it,s pretty worthless as far as I can see. I wish it was truly locked in the event someone stole my passport.

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