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Second flaw found in Swiss election system could change 'valid votes into nonsense,' researchers say

by Jeff Stone • 1 month ago

It's yet another reminder of what can go wrong when governments shift to electronic voting with no alternative plan.

Fortanix raises $23 million in funding for cloud security and encryption

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 3 months ago

The company offers two main platforms that are meant to protect the data clients use and the various keys they need to run their applications.

From the NSA to Silicon Valley, a new kind of encryption is going commercial

by Jeff Stone • 3 months ago

Homomorphic encryption would better protect both personal users and businesses, but it needs to be fleshed out over the coming years.

Australia passes world's first law authorizing encryption backdoors

by Jeff Stone • 5 months ago

Privacy advocates, technologists and businesses including Apple have criticized the Australian bill and similar proposals elsewhere, saying such a plan would introduce portals for government abuse and malicious hackers alike.

Rosenstein warns encryption can be 'significant detriment' to public safety

by Jeff Stone • 5 months ago

The "Going Dark" debate continued in a speech at a Georgetown University law conference.

Signal Messenger tests feature to encrypt sender identity along with message

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 6 months ago

Signal says it's beta testing a feature to encrypt the "envelope" as well as the letter it contains.

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