What is the benefit of having FIPS hardware-level encryption on a drive when you can use Veracrypt instead?

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The cheap one: https://www.dustinhome.se/product/5010887912/datatraveler-100-g3
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How to deal with new clients in a hybrid encrypted database?

I’m working on a private project and I’m not really sure about hybrid encryption. I am not a security expert but just a student. Background: I’m working on a project that uses couchDB as a database in the background to synchronize data bet… Continue reading How to deal with new clients in a hybrid encrypted database?

Malware service operators arrested; offered antivirus bypassing tools

By Deeba Ahmed
The malware encryption service run by a Romanian duo helped hackers embed malicious code in legit software to bypass antivirus tools.
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Encrypting links between registered users and their sensitive data

I want to make it impractical to link the users to their sensitive data without their passwords – even with a full access to the database.
Furthermore, if a user has multiple pieces of sensitive data, I also want to avoid linking the diffe… Continue reading Encrypting links between registered users and their sensitive data

End-to-end encryption coming to Android phones, along with RCS messaging update

Android users will soon be able to take advantage of end-to-end encrypted messaging, Google said in an announcement Thursday. The updated data protection protocol, which will render Android users’ messages only readable by the sender and recipient, will initially be available in beta this month, and those interested in participating in testing will have to sign up, Google said. Once end-to-end encryption is available more broadly for Android users, Google will implement it by default, according to The Verge. The move could bring trustworthy encryption to billions of Android phone users, safeguarding their data in a way that makes it inaccessible to Google, phone carriers and most snoops trying to intercept their communication with traditional forms of surveillance. Russia and China wil be exempt from encryption. “We recognize that your conversations are private and it’s our responsibility to keep your personal information safe,” Drew Rowny, Google’s Product Lead for Messages said in a blog. “We’re continually […]

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