Encryption News
June 17, 2019

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Photons Trained for Optical Fiber Obstacle Course Will Deliver Stronger Cyber Security

Researchers demonstrate a way to improve quantum key distribution over fiber ... read more

Safeguarding Hardware from Cyberattack

Researchers have developed an algorithm that safeguards hardware from attacks designed to steal data. In the attacks, hackers detect variations of power and electromagnetic radiation in an electronic ... read more

Quantum Step Forward in Protecting Communications from Hackers

Researchers have shown that a new quantum-based procedure for distributing secure information along communication lines could be successful in preventing serious security ... read more

Quantum Transfer at the Push of a Button

In the new quantum information technologies, fragile quantum states have to be transferred between distant quantum bits. Researchers have now realized such a quantum transmission between two ... read more
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Secure Metropolitan Quantum Networks Move a Step Closer

Successful new field tests of a continuous-variable quantum key distribution (CV-QKD) system over commercial fiber networks could pave the way to its use in metropolitan ... read more

Faster Method to Read Quantum Memory

Scientists have developed a faster way to read information out of qubits, the basic building blocks of a quantum ... read more

Researchers Unveil Internet of Things Security Feature

Integrated circuit designers have developed a new approach for creating secure keys and IDs on Internet of Things ... read more

Altered Data Sets Can Still Provide Statistical Integrity and Preserve Privacy

Synthetic networks may increase the availability of some data while still protecting individual or institutional privacy, according to a ... read more

Quantifying How Much Quantum Information Can Be Eavesdropped

The most basic type of quantum information processing is quantum entanglement. Researchers have now provided a much finer characterization of the distributions of entanglement in multi-qubit systems ... read more

Better Safeguards for Sensitive Information

Despite being the most advanced quantum technology, secure encryption of information units based on a method called quantum key distribution (QKD) is currently limited by the channel's capacity ... read more

Speed of Light: Toward a Future Quantum Internet

Researchers have demonstrated proof-of-principle for a device that could serve as the backbone of a future quantum Internet. Researchers have developed a prototype for a key element for all-photonic ... read more

Satellite Study Proves Global Quantum Communication Will Be Possible

Researchers in Italy have demonstrated the feasibility of quantum communications between high-orbiting global navigation satellites and a ground station, with an exchange at the single photon level ... read more

Better Security Achieved With Randomly Generating Biological Encryption Keys

Data breaches, hacked systems and hostage malware are frequently topics of evening news casts -- including stories of department store, hospital, government and bank data leaking into unsavory hands ... read more

Healthcare Providers -- Not Hackers -- Leak More of Your Data

New research found that more than half of the recent personal health information, or PHI, data breaches were because of internal issues with medical providers -- not because of hackers or external ... read more

New Attacks on Graphics Processors Endanger User Privacy

Web browsers use GPUs to render graphics on desktops, laptops, and smart phones. GPUs are also used to accelerate applications on the cloud and data centers. GPUs are usually programmed using ... read more

One Step Closer to Complex Quantum Teleportation

For future technologies such as quantum computers and quantum encryption, the experimental mastery of complex quantum systems is inevitable. Scientists have now succeeded in making another leap. ... read more

To Fight Email Scammers, Take a Different View, Literally

A team of researchers is helping law enforcement crack down on email scammers, thanks to a new visual analytics tool that dramatically speeds up forensic email investigations and highlights critical ... read more

These New Techniques Expose Your Browsing History to Attackers

Security researchers have discovered four new ways to expose Internet users' browsing histories. These techniques could be used by hackers to learn which websites users have visited as they surf ... read more

Shielded Quantum Bits

A theoretical concept to realize quantum information processing has been developed by a team of ... read more

Computer Security: Preventing Attacks Made Possible by Meltdown/Spectre

Researchers have developed a new security system that has been shown to outperform Intel's own approach at preventing so-called 'timing attacks' made possible by vulnerabilities like ... read more

Defects Promise Quantum Communication Through Standard Optical Fiber

An international team of scientists has identified a way to create quantum bits that emit photons that describe their state at wavelengths close to those used by telecom providers. These qubits are ... read more

Publicizing a Firm's Security Levels May Strengthen Security Over Time, Study Finds

New research has quantified the security levels of more than 1,200 Pan-Asian companies in order to determine whether increased awareness of one's security levels leads to improved defense levels ... read more

New Photonic Chip Promises More Robust Quantum Computers

Scientists have developed a topological photonic chip to process quantum information, promising a more robust option for scalable quantum computers. The research team has for the first time ... read more

A Quantum Gate Between Atoms and Photons May Help in Scaling Up Quantum Computers

The quantum computers of the future will be able to perform computations that cannot be done on today's computers. These may likely include the ability to crack the encryption that is currently ... read more

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