Tag Archive: Computer Security

Apr 06 2006

File Encryption and PGP

I was working on my Computer Security lab and we had to download a file encryption program to understand how you can encrypt files. Well after finishing the lab, I realized that not only can you encrypt files with an extention of .ser, but I realized how to encrypt a file inside of another file.

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Mar 16 2006

RFID Viruses

Researchers at the Amsterdam’s Free University created a radio frequency identity (RFID) chip infected with a virus to prove that RFID systems are vulnerable despite the extremely low memory capacity on the cheap chips. They are going to adding RFID tags to US Passports, which contain all of our personal private information, and these RFID tags have the chance at being infected with viruses that can publish the so called “private” information to the web or to someone.

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