Tags cryptography

Big banks want to weaken the internet’s underlying security protocol

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 3 weeks ago

TLS 1.3 will usher in the largest changes in the protocol's history. Banks want to build in a back door.

Researchers build WannaCry decryption tools for Windows XP

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 10 months ago

Windows XP users have a chance to decrypt WannaCry and save their files from oblivion.

IARPA director: New homomorphic crypto is 'math magic'

by Shaun Waterman • 12 months ago

The latest kind of homomorphic encryption could soon allow classified computing to be done on unclassified computer systems.

Blockchain biz gets new D.C. voice

by Shaun Waterman • 1 year ago

The Global Blockchain Business Council announced Wednesday that they were opening a DC office and appointing a board of directors.

Researchers hack robots made for homes, factories

by Shaun Waterman • 1 year ago

A wide range of domestic and industrial robots are vulnerable to hacking and remote take-over by attackers who could easily over-ride safety measures and cause them to harm or even kill people, according to new research.

Google engineers keep pushing on email encryption as E2EMail goes open source

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 1 year ago

Small, slow steps toward email encryption from the search giant.

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