marlinspike


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a pointed iron hand tool that is used to separate strands of a rope or cable (as in splicing)

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In an interview last month, Marlinspike told Foreign Policy that WhatsApp is fiercely independent from Facebook" but noted that over time that might not always be true.
Open Whisper CTO Moxie Marlinspike says that the company will also add a feature to allow users to verify each others' identities based on their cryptographic key which will work against man-in-the-middle attacks that intercept conversations.
Dreadlocked hacker hero Moxie Marlinspike is the brains behind RedPhone, while Phil Zimmerman, one of the biggest names in privacy, is trying to sell the world on Silent Circle.
software engineer Moxie Marlinspike said he had been contacted by Mobily and asked to build surveillance tools to intercept messages on Twitter and other services.
Matthew Rosenfield, who uses the pseudonym Moxie Marlinspike, published emails on his blog purporting to be from Mobily which included a request for help in intercepting traffic over applications such as Twitter, Whatsapp, Viber and Line.
Marlinspike, published emails on his blog that he claimed were from Yasser D
Matthew Rosenfield, known by the online alias Moxie Marlinspike, published emails on his blog that he claimed were from Yasser D Alruhaily, executive manager of Network & Information Security Governance at Mobily.
However, the common belief on the Internet is that if you have a strong password then it's ok, said Moxie Marlinspike, the security researcher who developedChapCrack, one of the tools released at Defcon.
In the end we punched two holes in one end with a marlinspike (a tool you're even less likely to have than a churchkey) and poured the beer out in a thin stream.
After the deal, the staff of Whisper Systems, which was set up in 2010 by Moxie Marlinspike and Stuart Anderson, will join Twitter.
With his forefather Red Rackham's treasure he gets as inheritance, and with his subsequent purchase of the sprawling estate with Marlinspike Hall, shouldn't he be in the list?
With the most furtive of expressions, he put his hand deep into the pocket of his flybags and removed a large Army clasp knife, complete with marlinspike, and slipped it surreptitiously into my own hand to hold for him while he took the kick.
<p>Using a specially created app, SSLstrip, a researcher calling himself Moxie Marlinspike demonstrated to Black Hat Arlington, Va attendees, how vulnerable many SSL connections were to an involved but clever man-in-the-middle (MitM) attack where a hacker could proxy traffic from users accessing genuine, secure https:// Web site log-ins.
I punched holes in them with the marlinspike of a British Army folding knife, and cut four lengths of orange twine from my signals kit.