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Sometimes you need a self signed certificate to use SSL with your JBoss installation. This is a small how-to that tells you the essential steps to do that. Continue Reading…

This [password retrieval article](–/meldung/103908) makes me think about data-encryption… Is encryption in vain? Is hardware this insecure? Though the article is in german you can find the original Princeton paper in english at the bottom of the page.

Tell me what you think about it.

Update: The link at seems to be down – use this link instead: [Lest We Remember: Cold Boot Attacks on Encryption Keys](

Trusted Computing

March 5, 2007 — Leave a comment

What is trusted computing? Why doesn’t the industry trust me? Why do they want control about my computer/pda/cellphone/other device? Why can’t I decide by myself, who is thrustworthy? There’s a movie available at [LAFKONs page on Trusted Computing]( Though it is quite short it makes YOU ask these questions. Go watch it.