encryption

MI5 Boss Poses New Threat to UK Encryption

Andrew Parker, Director-General of MI5, the UK’s domestic counter-intelligence and security agency, has joined Prime Minister David Cameron in calling for a ban on ...

September 22, 2015 at 9:57 am by

Car Companies Tried To Silence Rather Than Fix Electronic Car Lock Hack

When walking home from work you notice that your neighbours front window is open. You realise that someone could pop in, grab their stuff and leave without anyone noticing so ...

August 14, 2015 at 5:30 pm by

Windows 10 Ransomware Discovered

Well this didn’t take long! A new form of ransomware has been discovered which if downloaded, will automatically encrypt your files before demanding a fee to unlock them. ...

August 2, 2015 at 11:27 am by

Former Homeland Security Secretary Speaks Out About Encryption Backdoors

While some governments are trying to ban end-to-end encryption or insert backdoors into encrypted systems, a prominent yet unexpected voice has spoken out in support of ...

July 29, 2015 at 4:00 am by

Enigma Machine Sells For $232,000

Famous for being used by the Germans in World War 2 the device was used to send and receive encrypted messages, and with their destruction being commonplace in order to ...

July 16, 2015 at 2:00 pm by

David Cameron Plans to Ban WhatsApp

Since Edward Snowden spilled the beans on how government agencies spy on us, a lot of companies took precautions in preserving users’ privacy when using their apps. But ...

July 11, 2015 at 7:00 am by

David Cameron Declares War on Encryption

In an effort to out-Tory even himself, UK Prime Minister David Cameron has reaffirmed his intent to outlaw data encryption during Prime Minister’s Questions this week. ...

July 1, 2015 at 5:01 pm by

Toshiba Developing New Encryption?

Encryption is an essential and fundamental way to keep people safe online, Hear that world governments! ESSENTIAL! From keeping information away from hackers in the banking ...

June 28, 2015 at 6:58 pm by

Agent Pitta Bread Is Listening

Yes this is still eTeknix and no you haven’t tuned in for the latest Jamie Oliver recipe, oh and before you ask, no I am not wearing a tin foil hat while preaching that the ...

June 23, 2015 at 3:58 am by

Snowden Files Cracked: Identities of US and UK Spies Revealed

Edward Snowden is a famous name in almost every house, his action was revealing the level of information and actions completed to get that information for US agencies, actions ...

June 14, 2015 at 7:33 pm by

Wikipedia Adds an Extra Layer of Security for Its Readers

Wikipedia just took security up a notch and added some extra security measures for its readers. The founders want to make connections between Wikimedia websites and their ...

June 13, 2015 at 12:58 am by

WhatsApp Messages Led to Belgian Terror Arrests

The FBI have been trying hard to get unlimited access messages passed by encrypted messaging services. However, it apparently didn’t need that level of access to ...

June 10, 2015 at 1:55 pm by

Say Hello To Your MicroSD Computer, Courtesy Of Google

Data security is a big issue in the news and politics, with everything from hacking to ransomware affecting a variety of both personal and business users. Mobile phones are ...

May 31, 2015 at 3:55 am by

Defence Controls Could Criminalise Teaching Encryption

Encryption, the word has been used a lot recently in news reports and in virus attacks, It is a technology that essentially locks your files up with a key that only you know, ...

May 21, 2015 at 5:58 pm by

Logjam Can Hijack Your HTTPS Connections

There are a lot of techniques involving malware, trojans or other sort of attacks, but this one seems to affect the common and widely used HTTPS protocol, making it more ...

May 21, 2015 at 11:58 am by

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