cryptography

a tale of the internet and sensitive information

All the people using LastPass who might have not followed the company blog or Twitter should be aware that there has been a security incident at their data centers. Apparently they detected some suspicious activity within their network. They have written a blog post about what parts of their data has been compromised and what is […]

eye for an eye

 – Charlie Chaplin wolves in sheep’s clothing I am very sorry for what happened in France recently and i am very shocked about the fall out we see now after the this attack on the freedom of speech. What happened is inexcusable not only because human lost their lives but also because the target were the ideals […]

technology needs less technology

I just dug up this draft from a few months back. Basically what i intended to write at that time was that we have to rethink technology because right now most people feel like it is some necessary evil they have to endure in order to achieve their goals. That is not how technology should […]

Curve25519 and Mr. Black

Good news for all of us, a Microsoft representative called Benjamin Black kind of accepted Curve25519. He postet on the mailing list of the Crypto Forum Research Group, where cryptographers are discussing new curves for elliptic curve cryptography(ECC), that he does not see a need to change their proposed curve but that he acknowledges the will of the co-chairs […]