January/February 2018 issue of acmqueue

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Web Security

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Originally published in Queue vol. 10, no. 11
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Paul Vixie - Go Static or Go Home
In the end, dynamic systems are simply less secure.

Axel Arnbak, Hadi Asghari, Michel Van Eeten, Nico Van Eijk - Security Collapse in the HTTPS Market
Assessing legal and technical solutions to secure HTTPS

Sharon Goldberg - Why Is It Taking So Long to Secure Internet Routing?
Routing security incidents can still slip past deployed security defenses.

Ben Laurie - Certificate Transparency
Public, verifiable, append-only logs


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Respiratio | Thu, 14 Nov 2013 08:59:30 UTC

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AA | Wed, 13 Nov 2013 03:29:11 UTC

If everyone else blocked China and injected their DNS so they had no communication - thus no trade or business - they would quickly be stopping their filtering and blocking. It's also probably very easy to do - simply stop querying their root servers for anything. It would be like turning the lights out on China. Just have all other root servers ignore F,I and J queries, or pass any F I J queries to A B or C instead.

johnie | Mon, 03 Dec 2012 06:46:22 UTC

well, it is possible to turn the net off! The did it in Xinjiang for a year after the riots in 2009, and there are reports of complete blackouts around the ares where Tibetan self-immolations are happening.

Yanom | Sat, 01 Dec 2012 13:20:45 UTC

i2p is a better darknet, like tor but without the Achilles heel of a blockable central directory. works fine inside China.

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