Tag Archives: Cryptography

30Aug/16

Russian hackers breached voter databases in Arizona and Illinois

The FBI has uncovered evidence that hackers breached two state voter databases in June and July.
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10Feb/16
FBI Director James Comey

FBI director says investigators unable to unlock San Bernardino killer’s phone content

FBI Director James Comey says that federal investigators have still been unable to access the phone contents belonging to one of the San Bernardino killers due to encrypted technology.

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10Nov/15

Cybersecurity survey shows corporate defences still far behind data threats

A cybersecurity survey shows 88 percent of global organisations don’t believe their information defences fully meet their needs, although many still aren’t willing to spend the money needed to improve them.

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05May/15

Pocket-sized fingerprint scanner could solve healthcare bottleneck

CAMBRIDGE, ENGLAND, UNITED KINGDOM / DHAKA, BANGLADESH / ANIMATION (REUTERS / SIMPRINTS) – A pocket-sized fingerprint scanner could improve healthcare access for those in the developing world.

So say the British students behind Simprints, which syncs the medical records of patients to health worker’s phones via an app.
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20Mar/15

Turing manuscript and German ‘Enigma’ code writer to go up for sale

HONG KONG, CHINA (REUTERS) – A notebook about mathematics and computer science written by Nazi-code breaker Alan Turing is on on display at Bonhams auction house in Hong Kong.

The 56-page manuscript is expected to fetch at least seven figures when it goes up for sale on April 13th in New York.
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