بایگانی دسته: cryptography

Apple, Google call on Obama to reject cryptographic backdoors

Data security
Tech companies and civil liberties organizations joined forces today to ask President Obama to reject any effort to mandate backdoors into security products. Such efforts are doomed to failure — and could harm both the US economy and its reputation abroad.

Popular mobile security app uses worthless encryption method

Android mascot broken
New data shows that one of the more popular Android security apps, NQ Vault, uses a fundamentally flawed method of encrypting information and protecting user security. Google’s hands-off policy on these topics does far more harm than good.