Cryptography

08.30.15
NSA wants encryption that fends off quantum computing hacks
08.30.15

NSA wants encryption that fends off quantum computing hacks

The NSA is in the early stages of developing encryption algorithms that protect against quantum computing hacks.

By J. Fingas,   08.30.15
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06.27.15
Tougher encryption guidelines close a back door for NSA spies
06.27.15

Tougher encryption guidelines close a back door for NSA spies

The US' National Institute of Standards and Technology is more than a little worried that its encr...

By J. Fingas,   06.27.15
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04.22.15
BlackBerry wants to lock down security for the Internet of Things
04.22.15

BlackBerry wants to lock down security for the Internet of Things

Say what you will about BlackBerry's current state of affairs, but in its heyday it was a workplac...

By T. Seppala,   04.22.15
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02.01.15
Entangled photons on a chip could lead to super-fast computers
02.01.15

Entangled photons on a chip could lead to super-fast computers

Photon entanglement is one of the odder properties of quantum physics, but it promises a lot for c...

By J. Fingas,   02.01.15
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07.04.14
MiniLock browser plugin promises easy encryption with drag-and-drop security
07.04.14

MiniLock browser plugin promises easy encryption with drag-and-drop security

A coder/activist is trying to walk a fine line with his encryption program called MiniLock, accord...

By S. Dent,   07.04.14
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05.30.14
TrueCrypt development stopped amid a cloud of mystery
05.30.14

TrueCrypt development stopped amid a cloud of mystery

Last Wednesday the SourceForge page for popular open-source disk encryption software TrueCrypt sta...

By J. Andrade,   05.30.14
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12.23.13
UK pardons computing pioneer Alan Turing
12.23.13

UK pardons computing pioneer Alan Turing

Campaigners have spent years demanding that the UK exonerate computing legend Alan Turing, and the...

By J. Fingas,   12.23.13
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12.20.13
Computers share their secrets if you listen
12.20.13

Computers share their secrets if you listen

Be afraid, friends, for science has given us a new way in which to circumvent some of the stronges...

By M. Gorman,   12.20.13
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