Browsing the "Cryptography" Tag

Cypherpunk Legend Timothy May Has Passed Away

| Yogita Khatri

Timothy C. May, cypherpunk legend and author of the “Crypto Anarchist Manifesto,” has passed away at the age 67.

Hyperledger Launches Cryptography Toolbox for Blockchain Developers

| Yogita Khatri

Hyperledger has launched a new tool for blockchain developers – a modular cryptographic library aimed to reduce work duplication and bugs.

There’s Bitcoin Still to Win Locked in This Crypto Puzzle

| Christine Kim

There's still 0.31 BTC left to win in the 310 Bitcoin Challenge. Here's how players have unlocked prizes over the past few weeks.

China’s Government Censorship Agency Is Hiring a Crypto Expert

| Wolfie Zhao

A high-level government media censor in China wants to hire a cryptographer with expertise in blockchain technology.

Code Is Speech: Amir Taaki on Crypto’s Debt to Phil Zimmerman

| Amir Taaki

Fresh from meeting legendary cryptographer Phil Zimmermann, hacktivist and early bitcoin adopter Amir Taaki reflects on the PGP inventor's legacy.

A Long-Secret Bitcoin Key Is About to Be Revealed

| Alyssa Hertig

A long-held bitcoin secret is about to come out - and for good reason - but it could cause problems for older altcoins.

Whitfield Diffie Talks Cryptography ‘Resurgence’ and Blockchain

| Marc Hochstein

A pioneer of public-key cryptography said the blockchain boom represents a "resurgence" of the work he helped start in the 1970s.

The New Ways to Save Crypto from Quantum

| Alyssa Hertig

However distant it may seem, powerful quantum computers have the potential to ruin cryptocurrency, and developers are already devising solutions.

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Quantum Computers Could Jack Your Crypto Private Key in 10 Years, Researchers Say

| Brady Dale

Bitcoin wallets might be in trouble if quantum computers advance as quickly as some researchers have projected.

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Scaling Consensus? This Turing Winner Thinks He’s Found a Way

| Amy Castor

Turing Award winner Silvio Micali is working on a new consensus algorithm, one he argues could help massively scale blockchains.