Encryption

'Password' Is No Longer The World's Most Popular Password

Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Tech

'Password' is no longer the world's worst password - but only just. A new study of the most used - and so most obvious and least secure - passwords...

Encrypting Your Data Is a Good Thing... Unless Someone Else Has Done It

David Emm | Posted 16.02.2014 | UK Tech
David Emm

'Ransomware' Trojans, as the name suggests, are designed to directly extort money from their victims. They may block access to a computer's file system, or encrypt data that's stored on it and then ask for a payment to release the data.

NCA Issue 'RansomWare' Warning

Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 18.11.2013 | UK Tech

The National Crime Agency (NCA) has issued a warning alerting people to a mass 'ransomware' spam email. The email - which appears to be particularl...

Post-Snowden, Encryption Remains Your Best Friend

Ian Emery | Posted 17.11.2013 | UK Tech
Ian Emery

Let's start by assuming that if state agencies really want to carry out surveillance of your systems they will. All you can do is make it less worth their while trying.

Privacy, A Decade On

Arjen Kamphuis | Posted 01.04.2013 | UK Tech
Arjen Kamphuis

Terrorism is obviously the "access all areas pass" - but many more Europeans die slipping in the shower or from ill-fitting moped helmets than from "terrorism".

Party like it's encrypted

Eva Blum-Dumontet | Posted 10.12.2012 | UK Tech
Eva Blum-Dumontet

All over the world a brand new kind of gatherings is emerging: CryptoParties. Don't be misled CryptoParties are not some sort of morbid, Halloween-like celebrations. Those geeky meetings are in fact a good opportunity for all to learn the art of encrypted communications and discuss privacy on the Internet.