Hodgeblot

Security

A 9 post collection


Apple's iCloud Keychain: It works, but with frustrating limitations | Ars Technica

 •  Filed under Apple, Security, Icloud Keychain, Keychain, Icloud

Apple’s iCloud Keychain: It works, but with frustrating limitations | Ars Technica

As I told a colleague when he shared this with me:


That's pretty much my take on it, too. He comes down a little heavy on the "people who really value security will use something different," which I think is hyperbole. It's a decent security solution; it's just inconvenient to use.

Why everyone's outraged at Google Chrome's sound security (Wired UK)

 •  Filed under Technology, Software, Web, Google, Security, Chrome, Web Browsing

Why everyone's outraged at Google Chrome's sound security (Wired UK)

This security architect in this article is technically spot on, but he misses the obvious simple attackers the article author outlines. This is what’s wrong with Silicon Valley – often too disconnected from normal folks to see obvious, simple means to help people with tech. Principled software can fail at its goal for missing the obvious among the technically correct.