Association for Computing Machinery bestows its award on Shafi Goldwasser and Silvio Micali for pioneering technology in Internet security.
Small percentage of public keys in sample found online were not randomly generated as they should be, paper says.
This open-source project is meant to help developers implement secure and simple cryptography.
The newly released Chrome 37 Beta addresses a user request almost as old as Chrome itself, and is a step forward for Web security.
In what was thought an impossibility, researchers break the longest code ever over a 148-day period using 21 computers.
A painting by impressionist Claude Monet has been reproduced in full colour in the microscale, thanks to a new technique that allows a palette of 300 colours.
While the struggling smartphone maker searches for a potential buyer, its healthy portfolio of 130 encryption patents could help sweeten the deal.
The National Security Agency sent out a mysterious coded tweet Monday, which has since been deciphered.
In an open letter, more than 50 luminaries in computer science, cryptography, and security join together to decry reported efforts by the agency to undermine encryption and network security.
The US government's spying budget includes funds to invent new technologies "to defeat adversarial cryptography and exploit Internet traffic," leaked documents show.