Samsung Broke Encryption On 100 Million Phones

The world’s largest smartphone maker shipped roughly 100 million phones with broken encryption, putting its customers at risk.

D-Wave Announces 5,000 Qubit Quantum Computing Platform

D-Wave has announced its next-generation quantum computing platform built for business.

Verizon Future-Proofs Network With Quantum Key Distribution

Verizon has become the first wireless carrier to pilot the use of quantum key distribution (QKD) to help secure its network.

Xanadu Releases Photonic Quantum Cloud

Xanadu has released their photonics quantum computing platform, planning to double its power every six months.

Zoom Buys Keybase, Secure Messaging and File-Sharing Provider

Zoom has acquired Keybase, the popular secure messaging and file-sharing provider in its ongoing attempt to improve its security.

PSA: NSA Issues Warning About Windows 10 Vulnerability

The National Security Agency (NSA) has issued a press release detailing a severe vulnerability in Windows 10 and encouraging all users to update immediately. According the NSA’s press release, the agency discovered the vulnerability in the Windows 10 cryptography functionality.…

Facebook Will Not Give Authorities a Backdoor to Access Encrypted Messages

Two months ago we reported on an open letter by Attorney General William Barr and his counterparts in Australia and the United Kingdom, calling on Facebook to create encryption backdoors in its messaging apps. This was followed by the FBI…

This Anarchist Wants To Use Bitcoin to Crowdfund Assassins

Forbes author Andy Greenberg wrote today about an encrypted email he received from a person who called themselves Kuwabatake Sanjuro. Sanjuro claimed to have designed a Deepweb site called the Assassination Market, which apparently has the capability to “crowdfund” political…

MD5crypt Password Scrambler Not Safe, Says Creator

One of the more interesting things revealed to the public during the LinkedIn password leak debacle is the fact that entire forums exist where black-hat hackers work together to crack hashes. The speed with which LinkedIn and eHarmony’s passwords were…

Quantum Cryptography Foils Hackers

A research team led by University of Toronto Professor Hoi-Kwong Lo has found a new quantum encryption method to foil even the most sophisticated hackers. The discovery is outlined in a recent issue of Physical Review Letters. Quantum cryptography is,…