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Baidu Security Lab’s MesaLink, a cryptographic memory safe library alternative to OpenSSL

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X-Lab, Baidu’s security lab focused on researching and developing industry-leading security solutions, today released the latest version of MesaLink, a cryptographic memory safe library...
NetSpectre attack exploits data from CPU memory

Sennheiser opens up about its major blunder that let hackers easily carry out man-in-the-middle...

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Yesterday, Sennheiser, an audio device maker issued a fix for a major software blunder that let hackers  easily carry out man-in-the-middle attacks by cryptographically...
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Microsoft urgently releases Out-of-Band patch for an active Internet Explorer remote code execution zero-day...

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Yesterday, Microsoft released an out-of-band patch for a vulnerability discovered in the Internet Explorer that attackers are actively exploiting on the Internet. The IE...

DragonFly BSD 5.4.1 released with new system compiler in GCC 8 and more

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This Christmas eve, team DragonFly released the 54th version, DragonFly BSD 5.4.1, a free and open-source Unix-like operating system. This version comes with a...
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Introducing CT-Wasm, a type-driven extension to WebAssembly for secure, in-browser cryptography

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Researchers from the University of California and the University of Cambridge have come up with Constant-Time WebAssembly (CT-Wasm), the details of which are shared...

FOSDEM 2019: Designing better cryptographic mechanisms to avoid pitfalls – Talk by Maximilian Blochberger

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At FOSDEM 2019, Belgium, Maximilian Blochberger talked about preventing cryptographic pitfalls by avoiding mistakes while integrating cryptographic mechanisms correctly. Blochberger is a research associate...
Cryptojacking on the rise

IBM announces the launch of Blockchain World Wire, a global blockchain network for cross-border...

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Yesterday, IBM launched its Blockchain World Wire, a global blockchain network for cross-border payments that will make use of Stablecoin by U.S. dollars and...

Slack launches Enterprise Key Management (EKM) to provide complete control over encryption keys

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The work collaboration hub, Slack, yesterday, launched Slack Enterprise Key Management (EKM) for its enterprise customers. The feature is introduced to give customers control...
Mozilla launches Firefox 63.0

Mozilla adds protection against fingerprinting and Cryptomining scripts in Firefox Nightly and Beta

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Last year, the company announced about adopting an approach to anti-tracking considering user data privacy. The company listed a few key initiatives mitigating harmful...
Akon's new cryptocurrency city

Interstellar is developing Slingshot, a new Rust based blockchain architecture to support zero-knowledge smart...

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In September 2018, LightYear acquired Chain to form a combined company called Interstellar. The company is working on a new blockchain architecture with a...

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