Articles By Simson Garfinkel

Using traceback to find Mr. Wrong

Using traceback to find Mr. Wrong

Somebody is targeting one of your employees. First they sent a chatty message to Jack in accounting, posing as a...

July 25th, 2006 Simson Garfinkel
Cryptography takes a quantum leap

Cryptography takes a quantum leap

Most modern cryptographic techniques ultimately stand on some pretty weak assumptions. The popular RSA public-key encryption algorithm gets its strength...

August 25th, 2005 Simson Garfinkel
Antivirus: great business, lost cause

Antivirus: great business, lost cause

Here's a paradox: the business of antivirus software has never been better. And yet the long-term prognosis in the antivirus...

November 28th, 2002 Simson Garfinkel
Biometrics slouches toward the mainstream

Biometrics slouches toward the mainstream

With face recognition systems turning up in airports, palm geometry scanners installed at "secure" Exodus Communications Inc. hosting facilities, and...

September 3rd, 2002 Simson Garfinkel