data encryption standards (DES)

WhatsApp backups to get end-to-end encryption
WhatsApp images with its new feature fore end-to-end encryption for backups
encryption

WhatsApp backups to get end-to-end encryption

Facebook says it's the final step towards a full end-to-end encrypted messaging experience on the chat app
15 Oct 2021
Intel partners with DARPA to build 'state-of-the-art' security chips
The corner of a CPU chip seen on a circuitboard
components

Intel partners with DARPA to build 'state-of-the-art' security chips

A three-year partnership will see the US chipmaker develop bespoke ASICs with built-in security features
18 Mar 2021
Tech giants begin work on a digital wallet for coronavirus vaccination records
A verifiable vaccination certificate on a smartphone
data protection

Tech giants begin work on a digital wallet for coronavirus vaccination records

The Vaccination Credential Initiative will look to develop a digital certificate to store on mobile devices
15 Jan 2021
Ransomware gangs pretend to delete stolen data to extort victims twice, report warns
Lines of code used to create a digital skull
ransomware

Ransomware gangs pretend to delete stolen data to extort victims twice, report warns

Security experts warn that paying ransomware hackers will likely lead to more demands
5 Nov 2020
A complete guide to data encryption
Data encryption
Security

A complete guide to data encryption

We explore the world of digital cryptography, and explain why it is an increasingly fundamental aspect of modern business
30 Sep 2019
KNOB attack lets hackers listen in on your Bluetooth calls
Security

KNOB attack lets hackers listen in on your Bluetooth calls

Vulnerability allows attackers to ‘completely break’ Bluetooth encryption
16 Aug 2019
WhatsApp exploit lets hackers manipulate group chat messages
WhatsApp, Web app, Messaging
Security

WhatsApp exploit lets hackers manipulate group chat messages

Researchers say the flaw could be used to spread fake news across the platform
9 Aug 2018