Encryption: NSA And GCHQ Can Foil Crypto.

The US National Security Agency (NSA) and the UK Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ) are able to foil most, if not all, of the encryption that is used on the internet, according to The New York Times and The Guardian.  The revelation comes from the information that was leaked by Edward Snowden earlier this summer (links […] read more

Data Encryption: The US Government Has 35,000 People Working On Crypto.

According to arstechnica.com, the US government spends $11 billion and dedicates 35,000 people each year to a program “dedicated to encryption,” which includes cracking encryption.  Most people would view this as a bad thing.  There are issues like the right to privacy and whatnot.  But the way I see it, this is actually good news […] read more