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cryptography

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Cryptography scientists win 2012 Turing Award

Association for Computing Machinery bestows its award on Shafi Goldwasser and Silvio Micali for pioneering technology in Internet security.

By March 13, 2013

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Researchers find flaw in key generation with popular cryptography

Small percentage of public keys in sample found online were not randomly generated as they should be, paper says.

By February 14, 2012

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Google's Keyczar designed to make cryptography easier

This open-source project is meant to help developers implement secure and simple cryptography.

By August 12, 2008

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New Chrome beta sharpens text on Windows

The newly released Chrome 37 Beta addresses a user request almost as old as Chrome itself, and is a step forward for Web security.

By July 17, 2014

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Code crackers break 923-bit encryption record

In what was thought an impossibility, researchers break the longest code ever over a 148-day period using 21 computers.

By June 20, 2012

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Microscale Monet is world's tiniest full-colour painting

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.

By July 3, 2014

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BlackBerry's encryption patents could be its saving grace

While the struggling smartphone maker searches for a potential buyer, its healthy portfolio of 130 encryption patents could help sweeten the deal.

By August 20, 2013

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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

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Crypto, security, comp-sci specialists speak out on NSA

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.

By January 24, 2014

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NSA seeks 'groundbreaking' spying powers, new leak reveals

The US government's spying budget includes funds to invent new technologies "to defeat adversarial cryptography and exploit Internet traffic," leaked documents show.

By August 29, 2013