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Taking a U2F Hardware Key from Design to Production

Building a circuit from prototyping to printed circuit board assembly is within the reach of pretty much anyone with the will to get the job done. 332 more words


Simple Encryption & Decryption in php

function simple_mc_encrypt($text, $salt = "test@123"){
return trim(base64_encode(mcrypt_encrypt(MCRYPT_RIJNDAEL_128, $salt, $text, MCRYPT_MODE_ECB, mcrypt_create_iv(mcrypt_get_iv_size(MCRYPT_RIJNDAEL_256, MCRYPT_MODE_ECB), MCRYPT_RAND))));
// This function will be used to decrypt data.
function simple_mc_decrypt($text, $salt = "test@123"){
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The 3 Causes of Data Breaches — and How to Prevent Them

Security breaches have become a weekly occurrence in the news cycle, which has caused businesses to start asking questions. How are they happening? Is my business at risk? 800 more words

Security News

Here's Why Europe Is Cracking Down on Surveillance System Exports

The European Commission has proposed a major overhaul of the EU’s export controls for so-called dual-use items that can be used for evil, such as nuclear reactors, explosives, and certain chemicals. 349 more words


New Critical flaw found in OpenSSL

​Last week, OpenSSL released an update that fixed 14 flaws. One of the flaws fixed was an OpenSSL memory corruption flaw but the fix resulted in a dangling pointer flaw in the cryptographic system. 82 more words


4 Simple & Inexpensive Cybersecurity Tips

Cybersecurity is one of the largest threats an organization will face when it comes to the safety of their data. IBM recently sponsored the 11th Annual Cost of Data Breach Study conducted by the Ponemon Institute.   380 more words


Installing Veracrypt on Linux.

Download the linux setup package here

mkdir veracrypt

mv veracrypt-1.18-setup.tar.bz2 veracrypt

cd veracrypt

tar -xjvf veracrypt-1.18-setup.tar.bz2

rm veracrypt-1.18-setup.tar.bz2




You can now follow the on screen instructions to install Veracrypt.

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