Browsing the "Cryptography" Tag

China’s Congress Passes Cryptography Law, Effective Jan. 1, 2020

| David Pan

While China still bans cryptocurrency trading, cryptography could be key to the country’s national push to be more competitive in the blockchain…

What Google’s ‘Quantum Supremacy’ Means for the Future of Cryptocurrency

| Christine Kim

Quantum computing could break bitcoin. Here's how researchers from government and academia are trying to future-proof blockchain technology.

keys, security

Facebook’s Libra Lacks Foundational Components for Crypto Key Security

| Steven Sprague

After a review of documentation for the Libra protocol and its planned ecosystem, Steven Sprague believes Facebook left out key security components.

MIT’s ‘Fiat Cryptography’ System Automates the Process of Securing Almost Anything

| Daniel Kuhn

Gone are the days of manual encryption as MIT researchers create a way to automatically generate security algorithms.

key, ring

MPC Explained: The Bold New Vision for Securing Crypto Money

| Michael J Casey

Cryptography advances are converging to help developers bring blockchain uses to their core decentralizing principles, writes Michael J. Casey.

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.