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Chimera ransomware keys leaked by rival malware developers

The operators behind the Petya and Mischa double-pack of ransomware trouble have been busy entrepreneurs this week, delivering a one-two punch to the competition.

One of those punches was to offer the two variants via Ransomware-as-a-Service (RaaS) so that… 328 more words


Security experts have cloned all seven TSA master keys

Key escrow — the process of keeping a set of keys for yourself “just in case” — has always been the U.S. government’s modus operandi when it comes to security. 274 more words


How to convert .key and .crt to Java keystore?

It’s a usual situation when you already have .key and .crt files signed by one of the official certification authority and want to use it in Java in… 89 more words


The Destituent Power of Crypto

“There is something that all people, whether they admit it or not, know in their heart of hearts: that things could have been different, that that would have been possible.

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SSD Speed on Dell XPS 13 9350

In Hard-Disk and SSD Speed Comparisons I compared a Mushkin SSD with 60 GB against a ADATA with 128 GB against a Seagate 1 TB hard disk drive. 154 more words


The Cryptographer

The Cryptographer by Alice Wallis-Eton

My rating: 3 of 5 stars

The title intrigued and pulled me towards the book comprising elements of love, thrill, suspense, mystery in the times of English-French War and of course crptography. 31 more words


LastPass password manager "zero-day" bug hits the news

Password managers are tools that help you keep track of the numerous accounts that a modern digital lifestyle needs.

These days, it’s not just passwords for your mainstream online accounts such as webmail, Facebook and Twitter. 766 more words