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  1. Researchers Question Obama's Claim That North Korea Hacked SonyRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago |

    Evidence released by the Obama administration pointing to North Korea as the culprit behind the cyberattack on Sony Pictures Entertainment is hardly conclusive, a number of private security researchers told The New York Times . Obama said he would take action, pledging a " proportional response " a few hours before North Korea's Internet went offline.


  2. 41million wills are opened up online for public viewing: Public...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Daily Mail

    The database will allow households across the country to view the detailed legacies of past generations, and request copies of many documents that could previously only be accessed by a face-to-face request. As well as being able to find out about their own relatives' histories, they will also be able to look up the wills of famous and influential people of the 19th and 20th centuries, including Sir Winston Churchill and Charles Dickens.


  3. Franco, Understanding BitcoinRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Seeking Alpha

    Although it seems that everybody and his brother have weighed in on the merits of Bitcoin, I suspect that few have more than a superficial knowledge of how it actually works. Pedro Franco aims to change that state of affairs with his in-depth study, Understanding Bitcoin: Cryptography, Engineering, and Economics .


  4. Fraud-Proofing Credit Cards Through Quantum PhysicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | TechNewsWorld

    Researchers at the University of Twente and the Eindhoven University of Technology have come up with what they claim is an unprecedentedly secure way to authenticate credit cards, IDs, biometrics, and parties involved in quantum cryptography. The method -- quantum-secure authentication of optical keys -- basically consists of sending a beam of light at cards treated with a special paint and using the reflection as the authentication mechanism.


  5. Warsaw's lost architecture portrayed in miniatureRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Daily Republic

    Many splendid pieces of Warsaw's architecture are gone or disfigured forever - victims of war and communism. But now some can be appreciated again - in miniature. 1 comment

  6. 'The Imitation Game' review: Benedict Cumberbatch delivers poignant brillianceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday |

    'The Imitation Game' is a nail-biting race against time following Alan Turing and his brilliant team at Britain's top-secret code-breaking centre, Bletchley Park, during the darkest days of World War II. The Allies were enlisting the aid of cryptographers and mathematicians to try and crack the impossible Enigma code during World War II.


  7. Cipher EX V1.2Read the original story

    Thursday Dec 25 | The Code Project

    What follows is the product of my study of several encryption algorithms. I decided to write this library, out of a desire to learn more about them, and encryption in general.


  8. Binary ObfuscationRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 25 | The Code Project

    ... will lead in changing some part of the presented project to make it work again. Third, you must have a base on cryptography and security. I will speak lightly of some cryptography methods, without entering into details. You will be able to read the ...


  9. Alan Gross release: US to pay $3.2m to US citizen released from a Cuban jailRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 25 | The Independent

    Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature. Please read our Legal Terms & Policies The American citizen freed from a Cuban jail last week as part of an historic breakthrough in US-Cuba relations is to receive $3.2m from the government as compensation.


  10. The Imitation GameRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 25 |

    Just as I half expected, no sooner do I turn in my top 10 movies of 2014 than I see one that definitely would have made the list . The Imitation Game is a taut, psychologically complex drama about a side of World War II that remained a closely held government secret for decades after the war ended.


  11. django-rest-encrypted-lookup 0.8.1Read the original story

    Wednesday Dec 24 | Python

    The json representation of a poll: ``` { "id": 5, "questions": [ 2, 10, 12, ] } ``` becomes: ``` { "id": "4xoh7gja2mtvz3i47ywy5h6ouu", "questions": [ "t6y4zo26vutj4xclh5hpy3sc5m", "hp7c75ggggiwv6cs5zc4mpzeoe", "rqq5a2evfokyo7tz74loiu3bcq", ] } ``` The endpoint: ``` /api/polls/5/ ``` becomes: ``` /api/polls/4xoh7gja2mtvz3i47ywy5h6ouu/ ``` Encrypted lookups are *not* appropriate to use as a security measure against users guessing object URIs. Encrypted lookups *are* appropriate to use as a non-security-critical method of obfuscating object pks/ids.


  12. For British Eyes OnlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 24 | The Pordland Mercury

    ... and his team of geniuses race to build a machine that can crack the world's most sophisticated code. Top-secret cryptography comes with its own set of personnel challenges (long hours, Russian spies), and Turing, while brilliant, is profoundly ill ...


  13. Quantum Physics Just Got A Tiny Bit Easier To UnderstandRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 24 | Switched

    ... momentum of a particle at the same time. The proposed unification of the two features may bring new advances in cryptography, Dr. Patrick Coles, a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Waterloo's Institute for Quantum Computing in Canada and one ...


  14. Uphill BattleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 24 | Willamette Week

    The holidays can be rough-especially if you're one of the heroes in this year's Christmas Day releases. These poor souls endure untold abuses: domineering spouses, police interrogations, withering sexism, family curses, gambling addictions, institutionalized homophobia, shark attacks, sadistic prison-camp commanders and even Meryl Streep in a scraggly gray wig.


  15. Movie review: Elements never click in WWII drama - The Imitation Game'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 24 | Salt Lake Tribune

    The dour World War II thriller "The Imitation Game" is that proverbial movie that reads as if it was created by programming a computer to craft a guaranteed Oscar winner. "The Imitation Game" tells the story of Alan Turing, the genius mathematician who spearheaded a team of cryptologists assembled by the British military in World War II.


  16. 'The Imitation Game' review: Is this the Academy Award winner for best picture?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 24 | The Oregonian

    The codebreaking thriller has everything Academy voters love -- English accents, World War II, appealing lead actors, a noble cause -- and is a great-looking, intelligent, old-fashioned movie, the kind that makes you feel warm and virtuous without having to think too hard. A quick history lesson: in 2010, "The Social Network" was the movie of the moment.


  17. 8 Free Privacy Programs Worth Your Year-End DonationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 24 | Wired

    Free software isn't free. Someone's got to shell out for the expensive development, maintenance, bug fixes and updates for programs that so many of us who live online have come to see as almost natural resources.


  18. Quantum physics just got less complicatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 |

    ... entropic uncertainty relations used in their translation have also been used in proving the security of quantum cryptography (schemes for secure communication using quantum particles)m the researchers suggest the work could help inspire new ...


  19. Creating Physical Sound Waves from Audio ClipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | PSFK

    ... refrain of his newest song? How many poets would design a wall hanging of their favorite verse? There's even a cryptography application that would go great in the next Tom Clancy novel or Bourne movie.


  20. The Imitation Game: Cumberbatch's Codebreaker Gets Lost in the PlotRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | Houston Press

    ... and dancing on his grave as he shrieks. His only childhood friend, Christopher (Jack Bannon), hands him a cryptography manual; decades later, in what for him translates to operatic sentimentality, Turing will name his Enigma code-breaking machine ...