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Crack This Puzzle and Win One Bitcoin

A Reddit user with the username Cryptogreetings put up a puzzle on the platform offering one BTC to anyone who can solve it. Redditors have thronged the thread trying to crack the code...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | 2 years ago
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Technology

Philadelphia Man Jailed for 17 Months Over Encryption of Files

The law, the U.S. Constitution, and the world of technology are locked in a triple threat steel cage match, literally, as a man in Philadelphia has been in jail for 17 months, and will...

Evander Smart | 3 years ago
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Bitcoin Security

Yahoo Confirms 2014 Data Breach, 500 Million Users Compromised

On Thursday night, Yahoo sent out a “NOTICE OF DATA BREACH” to its users, claiming it believed a 2014 hack, which compromised at least 500 million users, was done by...

Justin OConnell | 3 years ago
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Breaking News

Russian Policymakers Set To Deal Another Blow To Encryption

It if were up to Russian policymakers, Internet controls will become even more strict in the country moving forward. Labeled as an anti-terrorism campaign, there are plans to increase...

Jp Buntinx | 3 years ago
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Breaking News

Amendment To Ban End-to-End Encryption Passed By Hungarian Parliament

Discussions about encryption are becoming more of a norm than the exception these days, and the situation is only getting direr in certain regions. The Hungarian Parliament is in...

Jp Buntinx | 4 years ago
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Breaking News

FBI Director: “Encryption is Essential Tradecraft of Terrorist...

Law enforcement has been making a lot of media headlines as of late in their “war’ on encryption. FBI Director James Comey mentioned how encryption is “essential tradecraft” of...

Jp Buntinx | 4 years ago
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Breaking News

Law Enforcement Shuts Down Blackberry PGP Communication Network

The war between law enforcement and encryption is far from over by the look of things. Yesterday afternoon, the Dutch police and government officials shut down a communication network...

Jp Buntinx | 4 years ago
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Breaking News

Security Experts Create Solution For Petya Bitcoin Ransomware

Petya is one of the most recent strains of Bitcoin ransomware that has been wreaking havoc in various countries. But that may be coming to an end, now that security experts...

Jp Buntinx | 4 years ago
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Breaking News

Custom WordPress.com Domains Finally Have HTTPS Encryption

Encryption is one everybody’s mind these days, as consumers want to keep their details safe and secure, whereas government officials are for full information access. WordPress.com...

Jp Buntinx | 4 years ago
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Breaking News

Unbreakable Encryption By TeslaCrypt Ransomware Forces Users To Pay...

The world of Bitcoin ransomware has gotten a lot more creepy now that security researchers have announced it is all but impossible to crack the encryption used by the latest strain of...

Jp Buntinx | 4 years ago
Breaking News

Encryption is Keeping Global Leaders In the ‘Dark’

February 11, 2016 —The use of encryption whether in messaging applications, using Bitcoin and other methods of privacy-centric technology continues to bother global leaders. Some of...

Jamie Redman | 4 years ago
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Breaking News

New California Bill Aims To Weaken Smartphone Encryption

Smartphone encryption has been a topic of heavy debate over the past few months, and the opinions are divided to say the least. Both users and manufacturers want to preserve encryption...

Jp Buntinx | 4 years ago

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