Archive for January 8th, 2010

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Random things from around the Internets:

As Bruce Schneier points out, quite a number of encrypted USB flash drives have a really, really stupid vulnerability, despite their government certification. Doh. Double-doh is that I have no less than five encrypted USB drives that may or may not be affected, including three for which no updates will likely ever be available (the original M-Systems XKeys which later got rebranded as Verbatim Corporate Secure drives). Joy. At least my battered old Kingston DataTraveler Secure drives appear to be, um, secure, still…

I’ve updated the Debian kernel I made available for the Acer Aspire One to 2.6.32.3; you can get it here if that’s what floats your boat.
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