Wednesday , September 19 2018
Home / cryptography

cryptography

Security flaw in ‘nearly all’ modern PCs and Macs exposes encrypted data – TechCrunch

Security flaw in ‘nearly all’ modern PCs and Macs exposes encrypted data – TechCrunch A firmware bug means existing security measures “aren’t enough to protect data in lost of stolen laptops,” say new security research. Zack Whittaker @zackwhittaker / 7 hours Most modern computers, even devices with disk encryption, are …

Read More »

Coinbase plots to become the New York Stock Exchange of crypto securities – TechCrunch

Coinbase plots to become the New York Stock Exchange of crypto securities – TechCrunch The future of Coinbase looks something like the New York Stock Exchange. That’s according a vision laid out by CEO Brian Amstrong who was interviewed on stage at TechCrunch Disrupt in San Francisco today. Coinbase is …

Read More »

‘I’d love to run a public company’ – TechCrunch

‘I’d love to run a public company’ – TechCrunch Brian Armstrong, the CEO of cryptocurrency trading platform Coinbase, wants to take his company public — maybe on the blockchain. Onstage at TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2018, Armstrong dished on his ambitions for the future of Coinbase. “We are self-sustaining,” Armstrong said. …

Read More »

‘Five Eyes’ governments call on tech giants to build encryption backdoors — or else – TechCrunch

‘Five Eyes’ governments call on tech giants to build encryption backdoors — or else – TechCrunch A pact of five nation states dedicated to a global “collect it all” surveillance mission has issued a memo calling on their governments to demand tech companies build backdoor access to their users’ encrypted …

Read More »

Watchdog says 2020 Census systems are riddled with security flaws – TechCrunch

Watchdog says 2020 Census systems are riddled with security flaws – TechCrunch With a census just two years away, the Census Bureau has a cybersecurity problem. That’s a key takeaway from the congressional watchdog, the Government Accountability Office, which oversees the government’s spending. In a new report published Thursday, the …

Read More »

What happens when hackers steal your SIM? You learn to keep your crypto offline – TechCrunch

What happens when hackers steal your SIM? You learn to keep your crypto offline – TechCrunch A year ago I felt a panic that still reverberates in me today. Hackers swapped my T-Mobile SIM card without my approval and methodically shut down access to most of my accounts and began …

Read More »

China’s Government Censorship Agency Is Hiring a Crypto Expert

China’s Government Censorship Agency Is Hiring a Crypto Expert The state-level Chinese government agency responsible for censoring media output in the country may soon have a cryptographer on the payroll – and with expertise in blockchain technology. The research center of the State Administration of Press – which is directly …

Read More »

The quantum meltdown of encryption – TechCrunch

The quantum meltdown of encryption – TechCrunch Shlomi Dolev is the Chair Professor and founder of the Computer Science department of Ben-Guiron University of the Negev. He is the author of Self-Stabilization. Shlomi also is a cybersecurity entrepreneur and the co-founder and chief scientist of Secret Double Octopus. The world …

Read More »

Malta paves the way for a decentralized stock exchange – TechCrunch

Malta paves the way for a decentralized stock exchange – TechCrunch Malta AKA “Blockchain Island” has been making waves lately in the world of cryptocurrency and governance. Their latest move involves the crypto exchange Binance and the ICO builders at Neufund. The plan is simple: Neufund will help MSX, the …

Read More »