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HTTPS client on STM32 Nucleo-F411RE

February 4, 2016

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One of my goal of the past months was to use an STM32 Nucleo board to get a webpage through HTTPS, using an Ethernet shield for TCP/IP stack. I was close last time, but I discovered that my Nucleo-F103RB did not have enough RAM. Now I have my hands on a Nucleo-F411RE that has 128KiB of RAM […]

20 security tips for Data Privacy Day 2016

January 28, 2016

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The 28th of January has been declared the Data Privacy Day, a moment where we spread awareness on how personal information is managed, both by us and by the entities that have access to it. For the occasion, I put together a list of tips and food for thought; feel free to share it and […]

STM32 NUCLEO-F103RB has low resources for TLS 1.2

January 10, 2016

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It’s been months since I started playing with a STM32 Nucleo + Ethernet shield. One of the objectives that I chase is to build a device for the Internet of Things that implement reasonably secure communications. In an effort to avoid reinventing the wheel (or at least to not reinvent too many wheels) I wanted to see if […]

List of Convergence SSL notaries

October 13, 2011

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I talked about Convergence before: Convergence: fixing SSL security New Convergence notaries emerge The main list of Convergence notaries is on this Wiki page: Notary list : share and find notaries! Notaries I suggest to add every notary on that list and immediately disable it in the Firefox add-on options, then take your time to […]

New Convergence notaries emerge

October 4, 2011

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When I talked about Convergence (a new SSL paradigm that improves security while browsing HTTPS sites on Firefox) in this blog post, I noted that the system needed a kickstart to become effective. Luckily, new Convergence notaries start to emerge. SSL Labs now runs its own notary servers, here the details and the instructions to […]

Convergence: fixing SSL security

September 4, 2011

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Today I discovered how broken is the current situation for SSL, HTTPS and Certification Authorities (CA), thanks to a Reddit post about a “BlackHat USA 2011” 48-minutes presentation that is very entertaining to follow: SSL And The Future Of Authenticity “too long; didn’t watch” Here’s a quick summary. The speaker tells a story of a […]