DARPA lanza el proyecto CHARIOT en oferta para proteger las ganancias de las grandes tecnologías

DARPA anuncia un nuevo tipo de criptografía para proteger las ganancias de la firma Big Tech desde los albores de las computadoras cuánticas y permitir el acceso por puerta trasera a 3 billones de dispositivos conectados a Internet.

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The U.S. Military-Industrial complex is sprinting on a chariot to shore up the encryption space before the next era of computation upends the entire digital edifice built on semiconductors and transistors. But, the core of the effort is protecting markets for Big Tech and all of its tentacles, which stand to lose years or even decades of profits

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¿Bill Barr llamó su tiro? Preguntas sin respuesta sobre el conocimiento previo del FBI sobre el tiroteo en El Paso

La advertencia de William Barr de que podría ocurrir un "incidente importante" "en cualquier momento" y "galvanizar la opinión pública" en torno a la política de cifrado impopular que buscaba parece haberse hecho realidad en las semanas transcurridas desde que el fiscal general hizo esas declaraciones.

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As a series of recent mass shootings have brought renewed demands for the U.S. government to do something to address the spike in “lone wolf” violence, the Trump administration’s decision to blame internet privacy, controversial websites like 8chan, and social media for the shootings has raised eyebrows from across the political spectrum,

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Malware Built On NSA Tools Used In Massive Cyber-Attack Hitting 74 Countries

Disruptions reported in at least 74 countries, including Russia, Spain, Turkey, and Japan, with some reports of U.S. infiltration as well.

A screenshot of the warning screen from a purported ransomware attack, as captured by a computer user in Taiwan, is seen on laptop in Beijing, Saturday, May 13, 201. (AP/Mark Schiefelbein)

Apparent National Security Agency (NSA) malware has been used in a global cyber-attack, including on British hospitals, in what whistleblower Edward Snowden described as the repercussion of the NSA's reckless decision to build the tools. "Despite warnings, @NSAGov built dangerous attack tools that could target Western software. Today we see the

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Wikileaks Vault 7 Release Paints A Grim Picture For Journalism

Wikileaks’ recent disclosure of the CIA’s hacking and surveillance capabilities highlights a frightening new reality for today’s journalists. Considering the CIA’s penchant for silencing and intimidating reporters and editors, journalists will have to overcome greater odds to protect the public’s right to know.

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MINNEAPOLIS-- This past Tuesday saw the biggest shake-up in the tech world since Edward Snowden first revealed the full extent of the National Security Agency’s “dragnet” surveillance program nearly four years ago. Thanks to Wikileaks’ first publication of its “Vault 7” documents, which detail the CIA’s global covert hacking program, the CIA’s

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Leaked Encryption Draft Bill ‘Ignores Economic, Security, And Technical Reality’

«This bill makes effective cybersecurity illegal.»

A man holds up his phone during a rally in support of data privacy outside the Apple store Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2016, in San Francisco. Protesters assembled in more than 30 cities to lash out at the FBI for obtaining a court order that requires Apple to make it easier to unlock an encrypted iPhone used by a gunman in December's mass murders in California. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

A draft of a proposed bill mandating companies give, under a court order, the government access to encrypted data is being derided by technology experts as "ludicrous," as it "ignores technical reality" and threatens everyone's security. The Hill reports that it obtained a discussion draft of the legislation, and others have posted the purported

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What Is Encryption? ‘A Matter Of Human Rights’ – Amnesty International

Global charity Amnesty International has warned that reducing encryption of electronic devices could threaten human rights across the globe.

A man holds up his phone during a rally in support of data privacy outside the Apple store Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2016, in San Francisco. Protesters assembled in more than 30 cities to lash out at the FBI for obtaining a court order that requires Apple to make it easier to unlock an encrypted iPhone used by a gunman in December's mass murders in California. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

The new report has been published as the Apple-FBI row seems to near its closure after months during which the tech giant and US authorities clashed over bypassing the encryption of a terrorist's iPhone. https://twitter.com/sherifea/status/712067365727559684 In the report, Amnesty argues that people worldwide should be able to use encryption

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