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Week in Security: Stuxnet Revelations and Black Hat Happenings

Stuxnet chat saturated the news this week after the New York Times got the cyber security echo chamber going with a story delving into the mysterious worm. But Stuxnet was hardly the only news this week, which also saw new research from the Black Hat Briefings conference in Washington D.C. and progress on the strange disappearance of security researcher Dancho Danchev. Read on for the full week in review.


This Google Tech Talk features researcher Nate Lawson discussing recent vulnerabilities in crypto libraries, why public key cryptography is like a Ford Pinto in a demolition derby and the password-hashing mess created by Web 2.0 sites.

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