A big win for encryption, more efficient complex simulations
Last week, computer scientist researchers at the University of Texas at Austin published a draft paper describing a new, more efficient way of generating truly random numbers that can be used everyday encryption situations like mobile banking, statistics, electronic voting and complex simulations, among other applications.
You gotta do the right thing
Blackberry's boss John Chen has defended giving Canadian spooks secret access to his company's hardware allowing them to spy on suspected terrorists and criminals.
So much for that myth
Blackberry’s encryption security is a myth and the Canadian coppers have had access to every encrypted piece of data on its network since 2010.
Keeping the spooks out of everything
A group of former Skype technologists, backed by the co-founder of the messaging platform, come up with a new version of its own messaging service with end-to-end encryption for all conversations, including video.
Apple chose the wrong battle
The father of encryption, who has done his share of fighting against government interference says that Apple picked the wrong fight if it wanted to win any victory for encryption.
Read the court order this is not about back-doors
The Fruity Cargo cult’s insistence that it is being required to put a backdoor in its iPhone software is a complete fantasy according to the White House.
It is fake
Daesh’s latest propaganda that it can send encrypted messages to its members to plot fresh attacks has been debunked by Edward Snowden.
It is nice when a couple share their hobbies
Two Brits have been arrested and charged with running the refud.me encryption site which VXers have been using to test their malware.
Shutting out the spooks and other criminals
Software Giant Microsoft has joined Mozilla and will consider blocking the SHA-1 hashing algorithm on Windows to keep the US spooks from using it to spy on users computers.
Why do they do keep losing them?