MIT’s anonymous online communications protocol Riffle could beat Tor at its own game

 Tor has been the go-to for anonymous communication online for years now — and that has made it one of the juiciest targets possible to the likes of the NSA … Continue Reading →


Qualcomm says encryption flaw in Android went unpatched for over a year

 Cracking encryption is a topic of perpetual fascination. Congress has made several efforts to legislate it. The FBI tried to force Apple to do it. New messaging apps constantly debut … Continue Reading →


Qualcomm says it issued patch for Android encryption flaw over a year ago

 Cracking encryption is a topic of perpetual fascination. Congress has made several efforts to legislate it. The FBI tried to force Apple to do it. New messaging apps constantly debut … Continue Reading →


Google starts experimenting with quantum-secure connections in Chrome

 If quantum computing ever lives up to its promise (and that’s still a big ‘if’ at this stage), somebody could use this technology to retroactively break any communications that were … Continue Reading →


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Google Tests New Crypto in Chrome to Fend Off Quantum Attacks

The web giant is rolling out the biggest-ever test of encryption designed to be resistant to a sci-fi future threat: a codebreaking quantum computer. The post Google Tests New Crypto … Continue Reading →


Quantum encryption startup PQ bags $10.3M Series A

 Being first to market with complex technology doesn’t usually make for a simple sales proposition. Nor does trying to pioneer an alternative approach as a small security startup vs established … Continue Reading →


Post-quantum crypto startup PQ bags $10.3M Series A

 Being first to market with complex technology doesn’t usually make for a simple sales proposition. Nor does trying to pioneer an alternative approach as a small security startup vs established … Continue Reading →


Cryptography pioneer Marty Hellman calls for compassion in personal, cyber, and international threats

 It’s been a long time since Marty Hellman and his collaborator Whitfield Diffie ushered in a new era of private communication with their invention of public key cryptography — but … Continue Reading →