Category: Cryptography

Aug 23 2017

Bitcoin Anonymity Compromised By Most Vendors

Cryptocurrency is getting a lot of press lately and some researchers dug a little bit deeper in Bitcoin anonymity as it’s a touted selling point for most cryptocurrencies. It’s not a problem with Bitcoin itself, or any other coin, more the fact that shopping cart implementations and analytics systems aren’t built with the anonymity of...

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Jul 24 2017

CyberChef – Cyber Swiss Army Knife

CyberChef is a simple, intuitive web app for carrying out all manner of “cyber” operations within a web browser. These operations include simple encoding like XOR or Base64, more complex encryption like AES, DES and Blowfish, creating binary and hexdumps, compression and decompression of data, calculating hashes and checksums, IPv6 and X.509...

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Jul 05 2017

GnuPG Crypto Library libgcrypt Cracked Via Side-Channel

Some clever boffins including Internet software pioneer djb have gotten libgcrypt cracked via a Side-Channel attack which has to do with the direction of a sliding window carried out in the library. Patches have already been released so update your Linux servers ASAP, even though honestly it seems like a fairly theoretical attack (this...

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Jul 03 2017

OpenPuff – Professional Steganography Tool

OpenPuff is a professional steganography tool, with unique features you won’t find among any other free or commercial software. OpenPuff is 100% free and suitable for highly sensitive data covert transmission. The tool contains deniable steganography, carrier chains, unique layers of security and obfuscation, multiple carrier formats, is portable...

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