For years, people have insisted that 'crypto' means 'cryptography,' but cryptocurrency won.
Three cryptographers from around the world have credibly claimed to have cracked one of the most infamous ciphers in history.
Random numbers are hard to come by, and growing crystals inside normal computers could be one way to get them.
"Even once it’s cracked, it’s gonna be a riddle, something that’s still controversial and hard to figure out," the creator of the Kryptos puzzle sculpture says.
A strange competition has popped up to create levels with audacious passcodes that you could spend a lifetime trying to guess.
Mozilla's letter comes after Motherboard published a Comcast lobbying document, in which the ISP pushed back against a form of browsing data encryption.
Barr reignited demands for tech companies to find a technical solution to the ‘Going Dark’ issue, but neglected to mention in his keynote speech that law enforcement agencies use hacking techniques to bypass encryption.
Kazakhstan is telling citizens to download a cryptographic certificate, letting authorities monitor their traffic. Mozilla and Wikimedia are discussing how to respond from afar.
At a recent international standards meeting, experts said they weren’t convinced by a Russian explanation about a potentially flawed new encryption algorithm.
Sources and a document show how Google bars nonprofits from telling activists in certain countries about their products.