Tag: TLS

In the Crypto Age, Our Encryption Needs to Evolve—Again

It’s not something you see when you browse the internet. It’s not something you see when you hand someone cash. But you may notice it when you’re reaching for the credit card reader at your local Starbucks to accept your credit card chip. Why Our Encryption Protocols Need To Change Over a decade ago, the perfect cipher was created, One-Time Pad (OTP), a technique which provides a one-time encryption key allowing a small group …
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AWS Cryptographic Encryption Vulnerability A Wake-up Call For Bitcoin Companies

Amazon Web Services is one of the most commonly used cloud platforms in the world. However, as it turns out, the custom encryption and authentication layer was not as secure as originally assumed. A potential weakness has been identified in a code library protecting AWS, despite passing three different external penetration tests. Also read: 21 Bitcoin Computer Review AWS Cryptographic Vulnerability Was a Serious Threat Amazon’s TLS implementation was originally …
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