Davey Winder

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Why is the US government lagging behind the UK on DMARC anti-spoofing?

The US government has been criticised by a senator for failing to implement DMARC, a proven tool for curtailing the abuse of email domains by spammers and spoofers.

SC Media asks the industry: Is cyber attack insurance worth it?

With warnings about stress testing response mechanisms, the Prudential Regulation Authority is putting the insurance industry on notice as to what it expects from the cyber risk market.

Researchers open sliding window to completely break libgcrypt RSA-1024

Researchers from five universities have published a paper demonstrating full key recovery for libgcrypt's implementation of RSA-1024.

Cash, confusion or cyber-warfare: what really motivated NotPetya attack?

Monetising a global ransomware attack on the scale of NotPetya is all but impossible without getting caught. So if not cold cash, what was the motivation behind it?

Quantum-powered random numbers could provide key to better cryptography

True randomness is impossible to achieve with conventional hardware, and some applications are terrible at it, but are our current random number generators 'good enough' and is it worth using quantum technology to achieve better randomness?