Interview with Lisa Yeo, author of "Personal Firewalls for Administrators and Remote Users"
by Mirko Zorz - Monday, 31 March 2003.
When it comes to personal firewalls, I suspect they're going to have become as easy to use as anti-virus software. I think the average user would rather let someone else worry about keeping their computer secure by updating rules and signatures. Of course, there will always be some of us who want to control their own systems, so there will always be options like iptables.

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USBdriveby: Compromising computers with a $20 microcontroller

Posted on 19 December 2014.  |  Security researcher Samy Kamkar has devised a fast and easy way to compromise an unlocked computer and open a backdoor on it: a simple and cheap ($20) pre-programmed Teensy microcontroller.


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