Monthly Archives: November 2016

Lies vs the Truth

Psychological research has shown that the saying “Repeat a lie often enough and it becomes the truth”, a law of propaganda often attributed to the Nazi Joseph Goebbels, does have some validity. Of course this does not really make something the truth but people start believing it is and among psychologists something like this is…

Bruce Schneier on DDOS

Distributed Denial of Service (DDOS) attacks are a big problem affecting the availability of services on the Internet. Problems with business models in the age of the Internet of Things (IoT) will lead to these devices to be used in botnets since they are largely insecure low hanging fruit. Bruce Schneier provides some context on…