Cryptography

Researchers spot first cryptor to exploit Telegram protocol

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Kaspersky Lab researchers Anton Ivanov and Fedor Sinitsyn spotted what they are calling the first encryption malware to exploit the Telegram protocol.

Vendors leave crypto key in the door when it comes to security

Vendors leave crypto key in the door when it comes to security

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The problem of certificates baked into firmware continues to jeopardise the security of consumer internet devices despite warnings to vendors, according to a researcher.

Crypto student accuses WhatsApp of blocking calls to Saudi numbers

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A cryptography Ph.D. student has accused WhatsApp of blocking calls to Saudi Arabia phone numbers and deceiving users

Diffie and Hellman named winners of the ACM AM Turing Award

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The RSA cryptographers' panel was the occasion Tuesday for the announcement of the winners of the annual ACM AM Turing Award.

ICYMI: Russian bank attack; UK CISO?; banks suspended; Crypto hack, hospital ransom

ICYMI: Russian bank attack; UK CISO?; banks suspended; Crypto hack, hospital ransom

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The latest In Case You Missed It (ICYMI) looks at Rusian bank attack thwarted; need for UK CISO?; banks hack themselves; Cypto key hack; US hospital ransomed.

Tel Aviv team first to steal high-level PC crypto - through a wall

Tel Aviv team first to steal high-level PC crypto - through a wall

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An Israeli security research team has described how to steal a cryptographic key from a computer simply by monitoring the radio waves it emits while decrypting a cipher.

OpenSSH vulnerability means your keys are OpenPREY

OpenSSH vulnerability means your keys are OpenPREY

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Two vulnerabilities have been discovered (and fixed) in OpenSSH which could have been exploited by hackers to force clients to leak cryptographic keys.

Researchers find hole in quantum cryptography that reveals the key

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Researchers at Linkoping University and Stockholm University find a vulnerability that compromises the integrity of quantum cryptography technologies.

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