[clug] Dangerous Dave's talk
sam at couter.id.au
Wed Mar 4 14:53:37 MST 2015
Banks are retarded and have been doing security wrong for a very long time.
A breach is just money to them so they insure against it. The only security
measures they take are theatre.
Don't expect that to change.
On 05/03/2015 7:54 am, "Scott Ferguson" <scott.ferguson.clug at gmail.com>
> On 05/03/15 07:37, Hal Ashburner wrote:
> > On 4 March 2015 at 21:43, Scott Ferguson <scott.ferguson.clug at gmail.com>
> >> A live CD is better - *if* kept updated. An OS installed to a USB Key is
> >> (possibly?) not quite as secure as a Live CD, but is easier to keep
> > What about an SD card that you enable as writable only to do updates
> > with that big hardware switch on the side of it?
> Same advantages/disadvantages as a USB Flash drive.
> The advantage of a Live CD over a rewritable device is that it's not
> re-writable - but that's only a problem if you are browsing sites other
> than your bank *and* you then revisit your bank.
> How can banks justify:-
> 1. page design that doesn't support password managers
> 2. using multiple scripts and resources pulled from second (and third)
> party sites. "Accidents" waiting to happen.... [I'm looking at 'you'
> Kind regards
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