TrueCrypt 7.1a

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TrueCrypt is a software system for establishing and maintaining an on-the-fly-encrypted drive. On-the-fly encryption means that data are automatically encrypted or decrypted without user intervention.

TrueCrypt 7.1

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TrueCrypt is a software system for establishing and maintaining an on-the-fly-encrypted drive. On-the-fly encryption means that data are automatically encrypted or decrypted right before they are loaded or saved, without any user intervention. No data...

Apple creating a cloud-based FileVault?

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Today’s Apple rumor mill mentions the possibility that Mac OS 10.7 Lion will ship with a cloud-based FileVault, allowing encrypted file storage on Apple’s servers. The rumor comes about thanks to the release of a...

Facebook to offer user ID encryption

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In response to a scathing article in the Wall Street Journal last week that revealed Facebook apps collecting and selling user information to ad networks and other data mining outfits, Facebook posted today in its...

MD5 encryption broken, Microsoft warns

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Microsoft Security Advisory warned today that a possible attack against the MD5 hash digital certificate could allow an attacker to generate their own certificate with information from the original. Microsoft warned that only the...

'Unbreakable' encryption unveiled

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Perfect secrecy has come a step closer with the launch of the world's first computer network protected by unbreakable quantum encryption at a scientific conference in Vienna. The network connects six locations across Vienna...

Memory trick breaks PC encryption

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Encrypted information held on a laptop is more vulnerable than previously thought, US research has shown. Scientists have shown that it is possible to recover the key that unscrambles data from a PC's memory. It...

Skype encryption stumps German police

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German police are unable to decipher the encryption used in the Internet telephone software Skype to monitor calls by suspected criminals and terrorists, Germany's top police officer said on Thursday. Skype allows users to make...

Did NSA Put a Secret Backdoor in New Encryption Standard?

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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...

McAfee buys into encryption market

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McAfee has agreed to acquire encryption expert SafeBoot for $350m in cash. SafeBoot markets data protection software that uses encryption and access protection. The technology primarily targets mobile computers. The privately held firm is based...

UK Police Can Now Demand Encryption Keys

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People in the UK who encrypt their data are now obliged by law to give up the encryption keys to law enforcement officials who request it, under part of the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act...

Researcher: RSA 1024-bit Encryption not Enough

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Arjen Lenstra, a cryptology professor at the École Polytéchnique Fédérale de Lausanne in Switzerland, said the distributed computation project, conducted over 11 months, achieved the equivalent in difficulty of cracking a 700-bit RSA encryption key....

HD DVD anti-rip encryption cracked

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Has the HD DVD next-generation optical disc format's anti-rip technology been cracked? That's certainly what's being claimed by a programmer going by the name muslix64 who has posted a Java-based app he maintains will free...

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