'Cryptopalypse' Now: Looming Security Crisis

    Date19 Aug 2013
    CategoryCryptography
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    Posted ByDave Wreski
    The Internet, and many forms of online commerce and communication that depend on it, may be on the brink of a "cryptopalypse" resulting from the collapse of decades-old methods of shared encryption. The result would be "almost total failure of trust in the Internet," said four researchers who gave a presentation at the Black Hat security conference in Las Vegas earlier this month.
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