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Thursday: August 27, 2009

Your wi-fi encryption key can be cracked in under a minute thanks to latest threat.Your wi-fi encryption key can be cracked in under a minute thanks to latest threat.

The encryption systems used by wireless routers have a long history of security problems. The Wired Equivalent Privacy (WEP) system, introduced in 1997, was cracked just a few years later and is now considered to be completely insecure by security experts.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Security @ 7:21 AM | Tags (6) | attack | decryption | encryption | security | threat | wifi |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 33 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: June 25, 2009

Cryptographic challenge solved by IBM researcher.Cryptographic challenge solved by IBM researcher.

The breakthrough, called 'privacy homomorphism,' or 'fully homomorphic encryption,' makes possible the deep and unlimited analysis of encrypted information - data that has been intentionally scrambled - without sacrificing confidentiality.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Technology @ 3:40 PM | Tags (4) | ibm | encryption | privacy | analysis |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 10 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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