cryptography

privacy

Encrypted Messaging App Signal Says It Won’t Comply With Australia’s New Backdoor Bill

Signal joins Apple, Google, Microsoft, and other tech giants who have already condemned and protested the bill.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
12.14.18
encryption

Slack Doesn’t Have End-to-End Encryption Because Your Boss Doesn’t Want It

A former Slack employee and the company's current chief information security officer say that Slack's paying customers aren't that interested in end-to-end encryption.
Joseph Cox
10.16.18
conspiracy theories

Password Analyst Says QAnon’s ‘Codes’ Are Consistent With Random Typing

A security researcher claims QAnon’s codes contain patterns that reveal they are the result of “random typing.”
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
8.14.18
Internet Insecurity

People Are Freaking Out That PGP Is ‘Broken’—But You Shouldn’t Be Using It Anyway

Hackers that can intercept your encrypted emails, or steal your emails from your computer or a server, may be able to decrypt them taking advantage of new vulnerabilities found in the way some email clients treat HTML.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
5.14.18
encrypt all the things

You Can Finally Encrypt Slack Messages So Your Boss Can't Read Them

'Shhlack' allows you to send end-to-end encrypted messages within the popular chat app.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
5.3.18
videos

CryptoHarlem Is Teaching Digital Security to the Over-Surveilled Black Community

Inside a 'cryptoparty.'
Mack DeGeurin
3.1.18
Gaming

This Game Teaches the History of Cryptography

Make sure you’ve got paper and the internet handy.
Matthew Gault
2.20.18
Words

Cryptocurrencies Aren't 'Crypto'

As the price of Bitcoin and Ethereum skyrocket, and more and more people who are unfamiliar with technology join in the craze, words start to lose their original and correct meaning.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
11.28.17
Dear Future

How Encryption Will Survive the Crypto-Apocalypse

Quantum computing poses a mortal threat to computer security as we know it.
Daniel Oberhaus
9.19.17
quantum cryptography

How Cryptographers Will ‘Fight Quantum With Quantum’

Government agencies still want to restrict or control research into cryptographic security
Joshua Holden
4.21.17
large bitcoin collider

The Large Bitcoin Collider Is a Security Nightmare

But not for the reason you think.
Jordan Pearson
4.17.17
Bitcoin

The Large Bitcoin Collider Is Generating Trillions of Keys and Breaking Into Wallets

A quixotic, and slightly dubious, quest.
Jordan Pearson
4.13.17
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