Fake News

Who are the real hackers, and why most of the news about hackers are fake (snippet from my upcoming talk)… By Eh’den Biber Hi everyone As you might have seen from my previous posts, I’ve been writing a long post called “the revolution”, which covers my journey into finding ways of communicating and connecting with…

Time Capsule

“Hey Eh’den, I found two hard disks of yours”. My wife and I have been struggling with water ingress issue in our son’s bedroom, and while she was taking the opportunity un-hording (also known as “throw away shit he is still keeping”) she discovered forgotten external hard disks of mine. One of them was a…

The Revolution

How I became part of an invisible hacking revolution. By Eh’den Biber Remark – In contrary to my other writings (e.g. “making privacy great again”), this is going to be an evolving story. It means that I will be continuously updating it. Also, I plan to record it as a podcast so you could listen…

Making Privacy Great Again (?) – The Blackphone Story – Part 4 – There’s a Snake in My Boot

Blackphone as an allegory to why the bad guys are winning, a step-by-step guide to unlocking your device, and to whom you should say “you’re welcome!”. By Eh’den Biber First of all, my apologies for the delay in writing. It was totally unintended, but life, as you all know, have a comic view of our…

Making Privacy Great Again (?) – The Blackphone Story – Part 3 – Being Matt Damon

The Awareness lessons Matt Damon Had Taught Me. By Eh’den Biber   (This is part 3 in a series of articles I’m publishing about my investigation into the security of the Silent Circle Blackphone 2. I case you missed them, I invite you to read part 1 and part 2)… Now that I have received…

Making Privacy Great Again (?) – The Blackphone Story – Part 2 – Ride on Time

(to those who miss, here is part 1…) Everyone wants to be secure, or so it seems, and that what makes the whole story of Silent Circle so sad. A group of extremely talented people (Phil Zimmerman (PGP), Jon Callas (Apple, OpenPGP), Mike Kershaw (Kismet) etc.) gathered and created Silent Circle… and developed phone that…

Making Privacy Great Again (?) – The Blackphone Story – Part 1 – Introduction

Ever since my last post I’ve been more silent than usual. The reason for it was a phone called Blackphone‍ 2 or BP2‍ , a “Private by Design” product of a company called Silent Circle‍. What made me extremely interested in the product was the fact that in January Silent Circle started to brick phones…