cryptography

Swiss Encryption Firm Crypto AG At Centre Of Spying Allegation

Was a Swiss cryptography company acting as a front for America's CIA during the cold war, in order to eavesdrop…

2 years ago

1998 Vintage Cryptography Vulnerability Known As ROBOT Re-Emerges

The Cryptography vulnerability first detailed in 1998, still has the potential to impact modern websites

5 years ago

NSA Says New Encryption Standards Needed To Resist Quantum Computing

ANALYSIS: Quantum computing's potential to crack encryption worries the NSA, so it's developing standards and strategies for a post-quantum world

5 years ago

Google Cracks SHA-1 And Calls For New Industry Standard

Google and CWI Institute have been able to create two PDFs that hash to the same SHA-1

5 years ago

Government Urged To Adopt ‘Block Chain’ Technology

The government's scientific adviser has recommended an active approach to developing distributed ledgers for service delivery

6 years ago

Spy Agency GCHQ Launches New Code-Making App

Can the notorious snooping bureau inspire the future defenders of cyber space?

8 years ago

Cryptography Legend Quisquater: No Proof I Was Targeted By NSA Or GCHQ

Jean-Jacques Quisquater tells TechWeek media reports his machine was hacked by GCHQ or NSA snoops were "premature"

8 years ago

Google Offers Fixes For Android Flaws Used To Steal Bitcoins

Google admits to flaws and sends out update code to manufacturers, but no timeline on when users will see the…

9 years ago

Black Hat 2013 To Focus On Mobile Security, Cryptography

The upcoming Black Hat conference will include the disclosure of 35 zero-day flaws across a number of sectors and the…

9 years ago

Fujitsu Cracks Next-Gen Cryptography Standard

Fujitsu and its Japanese partners have taken 148 days to carry out a cryptanalysis that had been estimated to take…

10 years ago

Bletchley Park Gets £250,000 Government Funding

Second world war codebreaking centre Bletchley Park has been given a £250,000 government grant to pay for repairs to the…

12 years ago