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The 404 1,251: Where we find the cipher in the sound (podcast)

Leaked from today's show: Facebook cryptography, steganography in social media, crowd-sourcing a witch hunt, and demonic portraits purposely hidden beneath waves of electronic music.

By Apr. 17, 2013


Cipher glass knows what you're drinking

Designer Damjan Stanković has imagined a drinking glass that can indicate what it holds. The Cipher concept glass tells you when you're having OJ, milk, or Coke.

By Jan. 5, 2010


Utilities Updates: CipherDisk 1.0; iEvents 2.0.8; SoftRAID 3.0.2; FunKeys X�1.01; more

Utilities Updates: CipherDisk 1.0; iEvents 2.0.8; SoftRAID 3.0.2; FunKeys X 1.01; more

By Dec. 2, 2003


NSA's coded tweet deciphered -- read what it says

The National Security Agency sent out a mysterious coded tweet Monday, which has since been deciphered.

By May. 6, 2014


New algorithms speed secure communications for Chrome on Android

Security is a constant cat-and-mouse game, and Google is promoting new algorithms that combine stronger security with faster performance to keep attackers at bay.

By Apr. 25, 2014


Biting tweets get White House official fired

Jofi Joseph, a national security official, is fired after he's discovered to be behind the highly cutting @natsecwonk Twitter account that criticized, well, a lot of people.

By Oct. 23, 2013


Remembering legendary Enigma code breaker Mavis Batey

If you don't know of Mavis Batey, you should. Her work cracking the Enigma machine's coded messages was crucial to the success of D-Day landings during WWII.

By Nov. 14, 2013


How to fix corrupt DVD playback in OS X

Corruption in the handling of DVD encryption may lead to garbled DVD playback. Here's how to clear it up.

By Feb. 20, 2013


BlackBerry teases Super Bowl ad with colorful, um, something

In attempt to get you excited about the Super Bowl ad for its Z10, BlackBerry tweets a still from the ad. But what is it?

By Feb. 1, 2013


Medieval book in unknown language contains message

The Voynich Manuscript has eluded every attempt at deciphering. But new computerized statistical analysis suggests it has a genuine message and is not a hoax.

By Jun. 24, 2013