'Spooky action at a distance' aboard the ISS
(Phys.org) —Albert Einstein famously described quantum entanglement as "spooky action at distance"; however, up until now experiments that examine this peculiar aspect of physics have been limited to relatively ...
GSM system about to be compromised
Baffle thy enemy: The case for Honey Encryption
MIT researchers develop Mylar – a platform for building secure web applications
Heartbleed bug find triggers OpenSSL security advisory
Researchers discover new quantum encryption method to foil hackers
A research team led by University of Toronto Professor Hoi-Kwong Lo has found a new quantum encryption method to foil even the most sophisticated hackers. The discovery is outlined in the latest issue of Physical Review Le ...
If you seek to 'switch off' encryption, you may as well switch off the whole internet
Prime Minister David Cameron has stated that the UK government will look at "switching off" some forms of encryption in order to make society safer from terror attacks. This might make a grand statement but i ...
Quantum cryptography protocol doesn’t require shared reference frames (Update)
Space race under way to create quantum satellite
In this month's special edition of Physics World, focusing on quantum physics, Thomas Jennewein and Brendon Higgins from the Institute for Quantum Computing at the University of Waterloo, Canada, describe how a quantum space ...
How safe is encryption today?
When checking your email over a secure connection, or making a purchase from an online retailer, have you ever wondered how your private information or credit card data is kept secure?
Engineers achieve first airplane to ground quantum key distribution exchange
Beefing up public-key encryption
Most financial transactions on the Internet are safeguarded by a cryptographic technique called public-key encryption. Where traditional encryption relies on a single secret key, shared by both sender and ...
Engineers devise new method for securing location-sensitive data by using quantum mechanics
(PhysOrg.com) -- A research group led by computer scientists at the UCLA Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science has proved that cryptography -- the practice and study of hiding information -- that is based ...