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Interwebbed: Top Crypto and Cyber #News for September 22

Welcome back to the work week, kittens! The Cryptosphere is in recovery from the Cryptoflu, undoubtably a bioengineered virus deployed by a jealous competing website. At least, that’s what my PR tells me to say if the New York Times calls. 241 more words


New SenditCertified Desktop adds even more convenience for subscribers.

SenditCertified Desktop replicates the capabilities of SenditCertified’s web-based interface, making it even simpler for subscribers to send encrypted messages and securely save files to the cloud. 98 more words


Mathematics in Cryptography

If we spare a glance all around us, we will find that information is everywhere. It is in the papers we read, the music we listen to, the news we hear, the billboards we pass by on our way home. 851 more words


TrueCrypt Gets a New Life, New Name

Amid ongoing security concerns, the popular open source encryption program TrueCrypt may have found new life under a new name. Under the terms of the TrueCrypt license — which was a homemade open source license written by the authors themselves rather than a standard one — a forking of the code is allowed if references to TrueCrypt are removed from the code and the resulting application is not called TrueCrypt. 28 more words

Newly minted MacArthur 'genius' could make cloud computing more secure

Craig Gentry didn’t grow up wishing to break complex encryption schemes and make new models of securing data for a living, but that’s what happened. And now he’s landed a $625,000 stipend as… 664 more words


Google Follows Apple in Encrypting Phone Data by Default

All this marks a clear backlash from the wave of Snowden leaks

from Gizmodo UK http://ift.tt/1mmmTfH


Chris reblogged this on —KnoGimmicks.com™— Digital News and commented:

Google: "As part of our next Android release, encryption will be enabled by default out of the box, so you won't even have to think about turning it on." Tech companies are getting smart and enabling features— by default or automatically to prevent user data from being stolen or looked at. With all of the cyber threats, hacking in to pay systems and information for marketing being used, why did it take so long? Well, I believe I can tell you why. If the information is not accessible to government, then perhaps this may have been a clause for government to say that it should not be accessible to companies— really doesn't make sense as the Gizmodo article states, that user data is still up on servers. The only way to stay off the radar is to go off the grid. No one's information is safe. As end-users, you just need to be wise.