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PGP Opens Up Encryption Source Code


Newly formed PGP Corp. took a big step Monday toward endearing itself to cryptography enthusiasts and privacy advocates by releasing the source code for its flagship line of encryption products. The code for the entire PGP 8.0 line--which was also introduced . . .

Security Firm Rewrites Rules on Disclosing Flaws


Internet Security Systems, which has been criticized for publicly releasing information about security problems in software before giving application developers time to deal with holes, has issued a revised set of guidelines for how it will handle security warnings. . .

Linux shows potential as it meets smart cards


With the development of smart cards technology mirroring that of the PC development, Linux is also beginning to appear as a contender on the smart card frontier as well. According to Wang Jiping, chief technology officer of China MobileSoft Ltd., Linux . . .