"What can I use to encrypt my Linux filesystem?":

– LUKS/LVM supports full-disk encryption (and optionally 2FA)
– ext4 supports folder-based encryption
– eCryptFS/encfs are outdated/unmaintained
– GoCryptFS uses modern crypto but leaks metadata
– CryFS uses modern crypto and hides metadata but is slower than GoCryptFS

Thanks to Mr. Schumacher from Magdeburger Institut für Sicherheitsforschung

#linux #encryption #crypto #fde #cryfs #encfs #gocryptfs #ecryptfs #infosec #security #cybersecurity

"Don’t trust the locals: investigating the prevalence of persistent client-side cross-site scripting in the wild"


Always sanitize the content fetched for local-storage before injecting it on any page.

The next-generation WiFi security protocol is already broken. Devices making use of it haven’t even been released yet. thehackernews.com/2019/04/wpa3

Mozilla plans to enable the FIDO U2F API for all Firefox users since U2F is more widespread than WebAuthn at the moment:


– WebAuthn is an official W3C Recommendation for one month and offers more secure authentication
– FIDO U2F (Universal 2nd Factor) offers secure second factor authentication and is roughly the predecessor of WebAuthn
– Firefox 60 brings support for WebAuthn

#webauthn #u2f #firefox #authentication #infosec #cybersecurity #security

"Malicious remote code execution backdoor discovered in the popular bootstrap-sass Ruby gem"


Project's dependencies are an important attack vector.

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