Encryption News

Encryption is the process of encoding information in such a way that makes it impossible for unauthorized parties to access it while allowing access by authorized parties. Encryption doesn’t protect a message from being intercepted, but makes it impossible to be understood by the interceptor. Encryption software mostly uses a pseudo-random encryption key which makes it expensive for the intruder to decrypt a message, but easy for the authorized party to do so with a key. Encrypted messaging can be performed via encryption with public keys or private keys. Private keys require both parties to have the same decryption and encryption key, in comparison to public keys which involve public and free-to-use encryption keys with a private decryption key for the receiving party. Encryption had mostly been used by military forces but then gained wide usage by private companies and individuals to protect their personal information.
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A blockchain network has launched a messaging service that offers military-grade encryption to ensure user data is private and secure.
After launching DApp to rival WhatsApp, blockchain wants to take on Instagram
Chris Jones
2021-07-29T20:18:00+01:00
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The IT firm denies that it paid a ransom to the Russian hacker group in exchange for the decryption tool.
Kaseya recovers data stolen in ransomware attack with mysterious decryption tool
Martin Young
2021-07-27T06:03:16+01:00
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A privacy-focused blockchain ecosystem brings together anonymous transactions with secure messaging and a low-latency onion router.
The blockchain network building a more private future for the internet
Connor Sephton
2021-05-28T22:30:00+01:00
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Encrypted messaging app Signal has started accepting donations in 12 cryptocurrencies including Bitcoin and Ether.
Signal encrypted messenger now accepts donations in Bitcoin
Helen Partz
2021-03-16T08:20:07+00:00
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It's not a scarce resource like nuclear power, whose proliferation is more easily suppressed.
Attempting to stifle encryption is a waste of time, suggests Status security chief
Michael Kapilkov
2020-10-15T21:14:55+01:00
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The department, along with other international agencies, alleged end-to-end encryption can create “severe risks to public safety.”
Data encryption a threat to fighting child sexual abuse, says DOJ
Turner Wright
2020-10-11T21:00:35+01:00
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Dollars are used for nefarious activities too.
XMR workgroup says IRS should study Monero — not try to break it
Helen Partz
2020-09-17T11:29:56+01:00
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The unfortunate "Crypto" brand name causes the company to shut down.
Troubled Crypto AG successor reportedly dismisses 70 employees
Helen Partz
2020-08-28T13:43:00+01:00
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