Tin Foil Hat

Just because you’re paranoid doesn’t mean they aren’t after you

Joseph Heller

Maybe I shouldn’t advertise, but I have definite tin foil hat tendencies. So I’ve been following the Heartbleed Bug pretty closely. This is scary stuff. An important piece of infrastructure that we all trusted turned out to be untrustworthy.

Security conflicts with convenience. That applies to users and developers alike. Users make their own choices and take their own chances. But developers make choices on behalf of their users. They need to have an appropriate level of paranoia on their behalf as well.