News tagged with encryption

Weakness of 2G mobile phone networks revealed

The encryption scheme used for second generation (2G) mobile phone data can be hacked within seconds by exploiting weaknesses and using common hardware, A*STAR researches show. The ease of the attack shows an urgent need ...

dateOct 21, 2016 in Security
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Encrypting medical photos with chaos

Chaos and confusion could be used to encrypt colour photos and protect them from prying eyes, according to computer scientists in Algeria. Writing in the International Journal of Information and Computer Security, the team ...

dateOct 12, 2016 in Security
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Researcher develops intelligent encryption libraries

Sometimes, when two people or software applications are communicating via the Internet, a third party is listening. Cryptographic protocols could prevent this situation, but software developers often find it difficult to ...

dateSep 26, 2016 in Security
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