Friday Squid Blogging: Squid Eating Maine Shrimp

Squid are eating Maine shrimp, causing a collapse of the ecosystem. This seems to be a result of climate change.
Maine’s ... schneier.com/blog/archives/202

Nation-State Attacker of Telecommunications Networks

Someone has been hacking telecommunications networks around the world:

LightBasin (aka UNC1945) is an activity cluster that has been ... schneier.com/blog/archives/202

Problems with Multifactor Authentication

Roger Grimes on why multifactor authentication isn’t a panacea:
The first time I heard of this issue was from a Midwest CEO. His o... schneier.com/blog/archives/202

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Textbook Rental Scam

Here’s a story of someone who, with three compatriots, rented textbooks from Amazon and then sold them instead of returning them. They used gift cards and prepaid c... schneier.com/blog/archives/202

Using Machine Learning to Guess PINs from Video

Researchers trained a machine-learning system on videos of people typing their PINs into ATMs:
By using... schneier.com/blog/archives/202

Ransomware Attacks against Water Treatment Plants

According to a report from CISA last week, there were three ransomware attacks against water treatment plants last year.
WWS Sector cyber intrusions from 2019 to early... schneier.com/blog/archives/202

The Missouri Governor Doesn’t Understand Responsible Disclosure

The Missouri governor wants to prosecute the reporter who discovered a security vulnerability in a st... schneier.com/blog/archives/202

Friday Squid Blogging: New Giant Squid Video

New video of a large squid in the Red Sea at about 2,800 feet.
As usual, you can also use this squid post to talk about the security stories in the... schneier.com/blog/archives/202

Security Risks of Client-Side Scanning

Even before Apple made its announcement, law enforcement shifted their battle for backdoors to client-side scanning. The idea is that they wouldn’t touch the cryptography, but instead eavesdr... schneier.com/blog/archives/202

Upcoming Speaking Engagements

This is a current list of where and when I am scheduled to speak:

I’ll be speaking at an Informa event on November 29, 2021. Details to come.

The list is maintained on <a href="http... schneier.com/blog/archives/202

Recovering Real Faces from Face-Generation ML System

New paper: “This Person (Probably) Exists. Identity Membership Attacks Against GAN Generated Faces.
Abstract: Recently, generative adversarial networks (GANs) have ... schneier.com/blog/archives/202

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Friday Squid Blogging: Strawberry Squid

Pretty pictures of a strawberry squid (Histioteuthis heteropsis).
As usual, you can also use this squid post to tal... schneier.com/blog/archives/202

Cheating on Tests

Interesting story of test-takers in India using Bluetooth-connected flip-flops to communicate with accomplices while taking a... schneier.com/blog/archives/202

Friday Squid Blogging: Squid Game

Netflix has a new series called Squid Game, about people competing in a deadly game for money. It has nothing to do with actual squid.
As usual, you can also use... schneier.com/blog/archives/202

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