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98% of SSL enabled websites still using SHA-1 based weak Digital Certificates

98% of SSL enabled websites still using SHA-1 based weak Digital Certificates

February 06, 2014Anonymous
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) had published a document on Jan 2011 that the SHA-1 algorithm will be risky and ...
Cyber criminals targeting another cryptocurrency 'Primecoin' with malicious miners

Cyber criminals targeting another cryptocurrency 'Primecoin' with malicious miners

January 16, 2014Mohit Kumar
Like Bitcoin, There are numerous other cryptocurrency similar in nature, including  MasterCoin , ProtoShares, Litecoin, Peercoin, BitBar and...
NSA will not stop spying on us, next move Quantum computer to break strongest Encryption

NSA will not stop spying on us, next move Quantum computer to break strongest Encryption

January 04, 2014Swati Khandelwal
Image Credit: The guardian  If I say that  NSA (National Security Agency) will never stop spying on us then it won’t be wrong. After the...
Acoustic Cryptanalysis: Extracting RSA Key From GnuPG by capturing Computer Sound

Acoustic Cryptanalysis: Extracting RSA Key From GnuPG by capturing Computer Sound

December 20, 2013Mohit Kumar
' RSA Key Extraction via Low-Bandwidth Acoustic Cryptanalysis ', is an interesting paper recently published by Three Israeli Securi...
CloudFlare's Red October Crypto app with two-man rule style Encryption and Decryption

CloudFlare's Red October Crypto app with two-man rule style Encryption and Decryption

December 05, 2013Mohit Kumar
It is always important to secure our system against outside threats i.e. Hackers, but it also required to protect against insider threats. ...
Microsoft discontinues MD5 crypto for digital certificates to improve RDP Authentication

Microsoft discontinues MD5 crypto for digital certificates to improve RDP Authentication

August 15, 2013Mohit Kumar
This week Microsoft has released several advisories to help their users update from weak crypto. Microsoft is beginning the process of ...