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FBI Had the REvil Decryption Key

Real-World Cryptography

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Storing Encrypted Photos in Google’s Cloud

STORING YOUR DATA IN THE CLOUD

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FBI/AFP-Run Encrypted Phone

If there is any moral to this, it’s one that all of my blog readers should already know: trust is essential to security. And the number of people you need to trust is larger than you might originally think. For an app to be secure, you need to trust the hardware, the operating system, the […]

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THE FULL STORY OF THE 2011 RSA HACK CAN FINALLY BE TOLD

THE FULL STORY OF THE 2011 RSA HACK CAN FINALLY BE TOLD – Wired

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Organizations can no longer afford to overlook encrypted traffic

Whether you’re a small business operating out of a single office or a global enterprise with a huge and distributed corporate network, not inspecting the encrypted traffic entering and leaving can be a costly mistake, as cybercriminals are increasingly using TLS (Transport Layer Security) in their attacks. Case in point: in Q1 2020, 23 percent […]

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When cryptography attacks – how TLS helps malware hide in plain sight

Lots of things that we rely on, and that are generally regarded as bringing value, convenience and benefit to our lives… …can be used for harm as well as good. Even the proverbial double-edged sword, which theoretically gave ancient warriors twice as much fighting power by having twice as much attack surface, turned out to […]

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Encryption is either secure or it’s not – there is no middle ground

Adopting new rules We remain deeply concerned, therefore, that the Council of the European Union is seeking to adopt new rules that would effectively do away with encryption. At the end of last year, they released a five-page resolution that called for the EU to pass new rules to govern the use of end-to-end encryption […]

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Serious Security: OpenSSL fixes two high-severity crypto bugs

We’re sure you’ve heard of OpenSSL, and even if you aren’t a coder yourself, you’ve almost certainly used it. OpenSSL is one of the most popular open-source cryptography libraries out there, and lots of well-known products rely on it, especially on Linux, which doesn’t have a standard, built-in encryption toolkit of its own. Even on Windows […]

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OpenSSL Project released 1.1.1k version to fix two High-severity flaws

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In a first, researchers extract secret key used to encrypt Intel CPU code

Hackers can now reverse-engineer updates or write their own custom firmware. Source: In a first, researchers extract secret key used to encrypt Intel CPU code

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PayPal to allow cryptocurrency buying, selling and shopping on its network

PayPal Holdings Inc joined the cryptocurrency market on Wednesday, allowing customers to buy, sell and hold bitcoin and other virtual coins using the U.S. digital payments company’s online wallets. Source: PayPal to allow cryptocurrency buying, selling and shopping on its network PayPal to Allow Cryptocurrency Buying, Selling and Shopping on its Network ₿₿₿

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Tokenization vs. Encryption vs. Aliasing – How to Truly Minimize Compliance Risk

  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tokenization_(data_security) Source: Tokenization vs. Encryption vs. Aliasing – How to Truly Minimize Compliance Risk The tokenization of things | Matthew Roszak | TEDxSanFrancisco Subscribe to DISC InfoSec blog by Email

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Belgian programmer solves cryptographic puzzle

Belgian programmer solves cryptographic puzzle – 15 years too soon! Belgian coder Bernard Fabrot just finished a 3.5-year computational marathon, solving a fascinating cryptopuzzle set at MIT back in 1999. Source: Belgian programmer solves cryptographic puzzle – 15 years too soon!    Subscribe in a reader

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