Via Sean Gallagher, writing at our beloved ArsTechica, comes the astonishing (well, not so astonishing give the source company...) news of Adobe Product Security Incident Response Team (PSIRT) blog publishing capers. This time, they managed to blogify their PGP private key for all the world to see. Crypto-Darwin Award canditate you say? Maybe, if there was one.
Presented for your consideration - a 1997 paper entitled The Use of Encrypted, Coded and Secret Communications is an "Ancient Liberty" Protected by the United States Constitution, published by the University of Virginia Journal of Law and Technology]*.
John Fraser III the author of this superlative screed (now an attorney in Washington, DC) presents his fascinating argument on encryption, and the 'ancient right' to utilize cryptographic artifacts in the course of communications, protected, of course, by our nations' Constitution. Today's Must Read.
Presentation by Anja Drephal detailing a Сою́з Сове́тских Социалисти́ческих Респу́блик (also known as the CCCP) or the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) espionage cell, operating within the national boundaries of Nippon in the 1930s and 1940s along with it's success in crypto. Whilst nearly two years old and delivered to the assembled at the Chaos Communication Congress 2013 (30C3), Drephal's presentation is assuredly worth directing your attention to (the math in the second half of the presentation is chock full of Import & Intrigue); Tuesday's Must View documentary...