Violet Blue

Violet Blue is the author of The Smart Girl's Guide to Privacy. She contributes to ZDNet, CNET, CBS News, and SF Appeal.

Larry Seltzer

Larry Seltzer has long been a recognized expert in technology, with a focus on mobile technology and security in recent years

Latest Posts

Changes to British law will affect computer security industry

Ivan Ristic (pictured to the right) posted a story today on his blog that highlights some changes that are to go into effect in England sometime this year.  The changes to the Computer Misuse Act (CMA) would appear to put security researchers and consultants in the UK at risk of being considered criminals.

April 1, 2008 by Nathan McFeters


Black Hat Europe, Day 2 (Revisited): An interview with an invisible hacker

If you haven't seen Day 1 or Day2/Day3 of my series on Black Hat Europe, feel free to have a look. As I mentioned in my Day 2/Day 3 posting, I didn't get a chance to meet up to interview Adam Laurie until late in the day on Thursday; therefore, I moved onto my Day2/Day 3 story and promised to post the interview with Laurie later on.

March 31, 2008 by Nathan McFeters


Vista falls in Pwn2Own contests final day to a flaw in Adobe Flash

Update 3/29/2008: Just to clarify in case it wasn't clear, this is a flaw in an Adobe product, Adobe Flash, and not in a Microsoft product or in the Windows Vista operating system.  This is important to note, as it's not quite as glamorous as the flaw that took down the brand new, fully patched, MacBook Air; which just so happened to be a flaw in Safari.

March 29, 2008 by Nathan McFeters