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February 2019

Meet cryptovision at the RSA Conference in San Francisco

RSA Conference, the world’s leading cryptography conference and exposition, is going to kick off its annual show next Monday at San Francisco’s Moscone Center. cryptovision is looking forward to meet you at booth 5671I, which is located at the TeleTrusT Pavilion. Taking place from March 4-8, RSA 2019 is expected to draw over 40,000 attendees and some 600 exhibitors. In addition to being present at the exhibition, cryptovision has been …Read More

Meet cryptovision at the SmartCard Workshop in Darmstadt, Germany

The SmartCard Workshop in Darmstadt, Germany, is a must for all those who want to delve a little deeper into the technology of smart cards. This year’s edition (20 and 21 February) will again offer exciting lectures, although in view of topics such as post-quantum cryptography, elliptic curves or homomorphic encryption, one should certainly not expect a beginner’s level. For cryptovision Benjamin Drisch – a top expert with over 15 …Read More

Bezos Case Exposes Billionaires’ Vulnerability to Hackers

Bezos came out fighting this week, accusing the National Enquirer of blackmailing him with lurid pictures of him and his mistress, and pre-empting the threat to publish by releasing details of the images himself. But for Mark Johnson, CEO of Sovereign Intelligence, the incident makes clear that “no one is beyond the reach of cyber exploitation.” “It’s a curious irony that billionaires demonstrate astounding acumen related to their own industries, and …Read More

Teenager Finds Apple Mac Hack That Steals Passwords With Evil Apps

Yet another teenager has uncovered a serious weakness in Apple technology. Just last week it emerged a 14-year-old uncovered a bug allowing snooping on iPhone and Mac users thanks to a problem in FaceTime. Now, German 18-year-old Linus Henze has uncovered a vulnerablity affecting the latest Apple macOS that leaves stored passwords open to malicious apps. That could include logins for your bank website, Amazon, Netflix, Slack and many more …Read More