ASecuritySite: When Bob Met Alice

This publication brings together interesting articles related to cyber security.

Editors
Prof Bill Buchanan OBE

Prof at Napier. Serial innovator. Crypto Punk. Believer in fairness, justice & freedom. EU Citizen. Auld Reekie native. Old World Breaker. New World Creator.

Latest Posts

Transferring $12.5 million into your account …

While ransomware has been hitting the headlines, the plain old spear phishing attack is still one of the most popular methods in tricking…

The Internet is still one of the most amazing things that has ever been created

My adult years have involved interactions with computers, and I have saw their power grow over the years. From ZX 81s and IBM PCs, to…

The Wonder of Radio Waves and Yagi’s

I have a great wonder for radio waves, and I did my PhD on the analysis of radio waves using a time-domain method. It amazes me that the…

Whisky, Glasgow and Blockchain … What Could Be Better?

Please excuse me, but I live in the most beautiful country on the planet, and world often knows Scotland best from its most famous export…

Machine Learning Gone Bad?

If you want to hear about AI, Data and Cybersecurity for good and bad, come to our event in Edinburgh Science on 17 April 2019. Book here.

Building The Future: In A Peer-Reviewed Way

I was at the BBA (British Blockchain Association) for ISC2019 (International Scientific Conference) today in the Excel conference centre…

The Sorry State of Secure Software Development?

We Can’t Even Get The Basis Right?

Pack Your Knapsack For Some Secret Messages — Difficult to Pack/Easy to Unpack

RSA is just one way of doing public key encryption. Knapsack is a good alternative where we can create a public key and a private one.

The Bank of Facebook

Okay. Let’s create a new bank. “But”, you say, “You don’t have any customers, and it’ll be too costly to get them!”, “Well, let’s say we…

So what is the encryption in 3G/4G networks?

So should you use WhatsApp or your mobile phone network to make calls? Well, WhatsApp uses end-to-end encryption, but your 3G/4G network…

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