Cryptography

One of the highlights of the annual RSA Conference in San Francisco is the opening keynote session that gathers together a world-class panel of cryptography experts to discuss and debate today’s top cybersecurity issues. At this year’s Cryptographer’s Panel, held on Feb. 24, a number of issues loomed large, including facial recognition,Read More →

Ransomware

A decryptor for the Planetary Ransomware family was released by Emsisoft this week that allows victims to decrypt their files for free. This ransomware family is named Planetary because it commonly uses the names of planets for the extensions added to encrypted file’s names. When encrypting files it will append the .mira, .yum, .Pluto,Read More →

crypto

Google has a new form of encryption called Adiantum that’s designed to bring storage encryption to cheaper Android devices without impacting performance. Currently, devices such as low-powered Android Go smartphones, smart watches, and Televisions fall below Google’s performance requirements for encryption. With Adiantum, Google says that every Android device can be encrypted, meaningRead More →

crypto

How many Bitcoin conspiracies are out there? Are powerful forces in play that control Bitcoin’s path on a global scale? Did aliens visit us to give us ‘the Bitcoin’? Whatever we might think about these stories, one thing is for sure Bitcoin conspiracy theories are here to stay. Read onRead More →