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Random numbers are critical for cryptography: for encryption keys, random authentication challenges, initialization vectors, nonces, key-agreement schemes, generating prime numbers and so on. Break the random-number generator, and most of the time you break the...
Windows Vista won't have a backdoor that could be used by police forces to get into encrypted files, Microsoft has stressed. In February, a BBC News story suggested that the British government...
The media has already written extensively about how Sony BMG appliedrootkit technology to hide and protect DRM components used to prevent disks from being copied. One highly unfortunate effect of Sony's decision to use this...
An interesting point raised here is the trust we have in closed source providers like Cisco and Microsoft. Although i'm not suggesting that everything should be open sourced, should we introduce some kind of mandatory...