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Cryptographers assemble! Mystery text found in 16th century Homer

The University of Chicago Library is seeking help to identify mysterious marginalia found in a rare 16th century edition of Homer's Odyssey.

By April 27, 2014

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Cryptographers assemble! Mystery text found in 16th-century Homer

The University of Chicago Library is seeking help identifying mysterious marginalia found in a rare 16th-century edition of Homer's "Odyssey."

By April 28, 2014

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Cryptographer creates Blackphone to "ensure privacy"

Phil Zimmerman, creator of PGP, will reveal the Android-based Blackphone at Mobile World Congress in February.

By January 15, 2014

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'Imitation Game' and 'Men, Women and Children' lead tech-focused films of 2014

"The Imitation Game" opens the 2014 London Film Festival, heralding a number of movies exploring our complex relationship with technology.

By September 22, 2014

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Mysterious writing in rare 16th-century Homer identified

The mysterious marginalia found in a 16th-century edition of Homer's Odyssey has been identified by a digital humanities student from the Archivio di Stato di Milano in Italy.

By May 6, 2014

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Open Enigma Project: Build your own encryption machine

S&T Geotronics wants to give collectors and cryptographers a chance to re-create a piece of encryption history with a special kit for building an open-source Enigma machine.

By March 31, 2014

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Saving the Net from the surveillance state: Glenn Greenwald speaks up (Q&A)

The man to whom Edward Snowden entrusted his NSA documents isn't content just to save the Bill of Rights and reinvent journalism. He also wants to stop the Internet from becoming history's most dangerous spy tool.

By December 6, 2013

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Amid NSA uproar, encryption-standards body defends process

National Institute of Standards and Technology says it will continue to create the "strongest possible" standards, following reports of surveillance-related meddling by the National Security Agency.

By September 10, 2013

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Hackers to NSA chief: Read the Constitution

The head of the NSA faces a tough audience as he appeals to hackers and security professionals at Black Hat 2013 to help the U.S. government build better spying tools.

By July 31, 2013

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Facebook's outmoded Web crypto opens door to NSA spying

It's relatively easy for the National Security Agency's spooks to break outdated Web encryption after vacuuming up data from fiber taps, cryptographers say. But Facebook is still using it.

By June 28, 2013