A variety of “secure” messaging systems require the sender and recipient to share keys, to login to get access to information in an online account, or to sign up to the same service that the sender uses. Consider two levels of email encryption:
A group of German and Belgian security scientists discovered serious vulnerabilities in the widely used email encryption standards OpenPGP and S/MIME and informed the German Federal Office for Information Security (BSI) as well as developers.
When the 2017 Oscar for “Best Picture” was mistakenly awarded to “La La Land” in front of 33 million live viewers, you could practically feel the embarrassment radiating from all parties involved. For the executives of PricewaterhouseCooper (PwC), the company in charge of tallying votes and assuring the utmost secrecy […]