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NSA-proof encryption exists. Why doesn’t anyone use it?
By Timothy B. Lee Computer programmers believe they know how to build cryptographic systems that are impossible for anyone, even the U.S. government, to crack. So why can the NSA read your e-mail? Last week, leaks revealed that the Web … Continue reading
Don’t Want to Be Spied On? Think About Encryption
By Fahmida Y. Rashid The twin disclosures last week about the National Security Agency’s extensive surveillance program accomplished something that no amount of SecurityWatch posts could ever have accomplished: It got regular Internet users talking about encryption. Right after the … Continue reading
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