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Body scanner ruling could squelch NSA domestic spying

Electronic Privacy Information Center organizes request by leading technologists to halt National Security Agency's domestic surveillance. They're trying a novel argument from a 2011 lawsuit.

By June 17, 2013


Windows Phone 8 gets security thumbs-up from US government

Will government security accreditation increase the adoption rates of Microsoft's Windows Phone 8?

By September 18, 2013


Google future-proofs your e-mail, documents from spies

Recent changes enable "forward secrecy" so that encrypted e-mail stored now can't easily be snooped on in the future.

By November 23, 2011


Cryptographers speak of threats, voting, and Blu-Ray rumors

Annual cryptographers' panel at RSA conference offers insights into the coming year.

By April 8, 2008


Why we can't have nice security

A recently discovered flaw in many encrypted USB drives provides an object lesson in why IT security is so blessed hard.

By January 12, 2010


Crypto pioneers differ on cloud-computing risks

During an RSA panel, world's top cryptographers disagree on the risks inherent in cloud computing and downplay the possibility of a digital Pearl Harbor.

By April 21, 2009


Hall of fame adds inventors of digital camera, barcode

Announcing its inductees for 2011, the National Inventors Hall of Fame is honoring people responsible for such inventions as the digital camera, the industrial robot, and the barcode.

By March 3, 2011


Anticipating RSA 2008

There are few big moments expected at next week's security conference in San Francisco, but that could mean more surprises.

By April 4, 2008


The Real Deal 123: Encryption

Tom and Rafe give the basics on encryption and examples of how to use it in the real world.

By August 12, 2008


Cypherus 2.0

This encryption software works particularly well for storing and transferring sensitive files, but its e-mail support falls short of downloadable PGPfreeware's.

November 29, 2001

3 stars Editors' rating November 29, 2001

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