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Surveillance Hawks Plan New Legislative Attacks on Encryption

Written by C. Mitchell Shaw

The battle over privacy and encryption is heating up. Again. Following FBI director Christopher Wray’s January calls for legislation that would put an end to any meaningful encryption standard, Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) is planning to keep her promise to reintroduce the anti-encryption bill she and Senator Richard Burr (R-N.C.) tried to pass in the wake of the San Bernardino shooting. 258 more words

FBI

Can Factoring Large Prime Multiples Be Attacked By Precompute & Store? - Nope.

At one time, at Apple, we did what is now called a Rainbow Table password attack. We pre-computed a lot of passwords and could just do a “lookup” on the table to find the decryption. 1,374 more words

Tech Bits

Multimodal Biometric Authentication : Secured Encryption of IRIS Using Fingerprint ID

Multimodal Biometric Authentication : Secured Encryption of IRIS Using Fingerprint ID

Sheena S and Sheena Mathew

Cochin University of Science & Technology, India

ABSTRACT

Securing data storage using biometrics is the current trend. 175 more words

Cryptographic Protocols

Russia Accidentally Hacks Its Own Internet

The latest Kremlin attempt to clamp down on Russians’ online activity and spy on its own citizens resulted in thousands of web sites becoming unavailable to Russian residents. 231 more words

Online Security