Archive for September, 2007

Dan tells it all

Thursday, September 13th, 2007

In an interview with Computer Sweden, Dan Egerstad explains that he indeed used Tor exit nodes,  five of them. Then he sat back and collected both logon credentials and email contents of all the confused souls who thought that Tor protected them. 

The Dan Egerstad affair

Tuesday, September 4th, 2007

Thinking about the Dan Egerstad affair and reading the comments to the Wired article, it may very well be that he set up a Tor node and simply caught credentials when people routed unsecured POP connections through Tor and exited through his node. This makes a lot of sense. I can very well imagine embassy […]

Who stole my signature?

Saturday, September 1st, 2007

It’s high time we got our signatures back. Since IT systems were introduced in healthcare, handwritten signatures have lost all importance, not because they’re superfluous, but because the IT application vendors can’t get a grip on how to implement them. And the weird thing is that all of us, including the authorities, just let this […]