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Gmail messages 'read by human third parties'

<b>Google has confirmed that private emails sent and received by Gmail users can sometimes be read by third-party app developers, not just machines.</b><p>People who have connected third-party apps to their accounts may have unwittingly given human staff permission to read their messages.<p>One company told the …

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The Case For End-To-End Encryption

Data breaches are now the new norm and have reached epidemic proportions. Whether you work for a government agency, financial institution, health care company or private corporation, no organization is immune to these threats. Hackers are on the hunt for confidential information, proprietary trade …

Privacy

GDPR PCI: Addressing Email Is The First Step Towards Compliance

For enterprises, the capacity for data breaches has multiplied exponentially and is now a key constituent of the business risk register. Everything …

EFAIL

<b>EFAIL describes vulnerabilities in the end-to-end encryption technologies OpenPGP and S/MIME that leak the plaintext of encrypted emails.</b> <br>Email is a …

There is No Middle Ground on Encryption

Encryption is back in the headlines again, with government officials insisting that they still need to compromise our security via a backdoor for law …

Security: 17 Things

<i>A list for protecting yourself and others from the most common and easiest-to-pull-off security crimes.</i><p>I spend a lot of time giving information …

Russia orders Telegram to hand over users’ encryption keys

Encrypted messaging app Telegram has lost an appeal before Russia’s Supreme Court where it sought to block the country’s Federal Security Service (FSB) from gaining access to user data, as reported by <i>Bloomberg</i>.<p>Last year, the FSB asked Telegram to share its encryption keys and the company declined, …

A “not so ordinary” cat explains quantum computing in Microsoft’s latest Explanimator

It's been quite a while since Microsoft last published an explanimator, but a new episode of the animated short video is finally back on YouTube. In …

Quantum computing explained with a deck of cards | Dario Gil, IBM Research

(Almost) Unbreakable Crypto | Infinite Series

A quantum computer to tackle fundamental science problems

For more than 50 years, Moore's Law has reigned supreme. The observation that the number of transistors on a computer chip doubles roughly every two …

Distrustful U.S. allies force spy agency to back down in encryption fight | Reuters

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - An international group of cryptography experts has forced the U.S. National Security Agency to back down over two data encryption techniques it wanted set as global industry standards, reflecting deep mistrust among close U.S. allies.<p>In interviews and emails seen by …

How Encryption Will Survive the Crypto-Apocalypse

Quantum computing poses a mortal threat to computer security as we know it.<p>Most people don't realize it, but the world runs on cryptography. The art and science of secure communication is integral to everything from instant messaging apps to online banking and modern warfare. Today, cryptography …

Hacking at Quantum Speed with Shor's Algorithm | Infinite Series

Free public certificate authorities: Nice idea, big flaw

Readers often ask me how I feel about the latest free, public certificate authorities (CAs). I always tell them the same thing: It's difficult for a …

Famed Hacker Kevin Mitnick Shows You How to Go Invisible Online

If you’re like me, one of the first things you do in the morning is check your email. And, if you’re like me, you also wonder who else has read your …

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First ever blueprint unveiled to construct a large scale quantum computer

An international team, led by a scientist from the University of Sussex, have today unveiled the first practical blueprint for how to build a quantum …

Quantum computing a step closer to reality

Physicists at the Australian National University (ANU) have brought quantum computing a step closer to reality by stopping light in a new …

Quantum Physics

Quantum computing advances with control of entanglement

When the quantum computer was imagined 30 years ago, it was revered for its potential to quickly and accurately complete practical tasks often …

Quantum Physics

A tight squeeze for electrons: Quantum effects observed in 'one-dimensional' wires

Researchers have observed quantum effects in electrons by squeezing them into one-dimensional 'quantum wires' and observing the interactions between …

Transistors Could Stop Shrinking in 2021

After more than 50 years of miniaturization, the transistor could stop shrinking in just five years. That is the prediction of the 2015 International …

Moore's Law

US efforts to regulate encryption have been flawed, government report finds

Weighing in on the encryption debate, a new government report says that lawmakers need to to learn more about technology before trying to regulate it<p>US Republican congressional staff trying to find a middle ground on encryption have said previous efforts to regulate privacy technology were flawed …

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TR15-119

Revision(s):<p><b>Revision #2 to TR15-119 | 20th March 2016 00:40</b><p>Explicit Two-Source Extractors and Resilient Functions<p>Authors: Eshan Chattopadhyay, David …

What Is Entanglement Anyway? Chris Fields

Now experts say you should protect yourself from hackers by NOT changing your password – The Sun

BRITAIN’S security service has claimed that your online data will be safer if<br>you don’t routinely change your password.<p>This advice comes after years …

The Future of Encryption Is in These Politicians’ Hands

• Author: Brian Barrett. Brian Barrett Security<br>• Date of Publication: 05.03.16. 05.03.16<br>• Time of Publication: 7:00 am. 7:00 am<p>Encryption is complicated. …