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Welcome to the RSA Freedom Clock page!  05 September 2000 
Source: - Posted by Dave Wreski   
Interested in knowing up to the second increments on the status of the impending RSA patent expiration? This site also provides a view on what the author thinks of software patents to begin with... "The patent office has shown remarkable incompetence . . .
Zimmermann responds to PGP flap  05 September 2000 
Source: NWFusion - Posted by Dave Wreski   
Phil Zimmermann, the creator of Pretty Good Privacy (PGP), responds to the recent flaw discovered in Network Associates implementation of the Additional Decryption Key (ADK) feature. This is a key escrow account that allows a responsible third-party to gain access to . . .
Ain't no network strong enough  31 August 2000 
Source: Salon - Posted by Dave Wreski   
Master cryptographer Bruce Schneier's "Secrets and Lies" explains why computer security is an oxymoron. Bruce Schneier, master cryptographer and idol of the computer underground, targets those short-attention-spanners in his latest book, "Secrets and Lies: Digital Security in a Networked World." Aiming . . .
The Emotional Side of Cryptography  31 August 2000 
Source: Security Portal - Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Encrypting data before storage or transmission involves a bit of extra work. This often means that people who ought to be using encryption, instead of relying on the assumption that their data will not be intercepted, fail to do so. But it is also true that some of the people who use encryption are keenly aware of the importance of keeping their information secret.. . .
Encryption Could Starve Carnivore  28 August 2000 
Source: PCWorld - Posted by Dave Wreski   
Even as the FBI slowly releases details of its Carnivore e-mail wiretap technology, software developers are readying schemes to starve Carnivore of meaningful data.. . .
Pretty Good Privacy flaw reported  25 August 2000 
Source: InfoWorld - Posted by Dave Wreski   
A GERMAN RESEARCHER has discovered a major security flaw in the latest versions of the PGP free e-mail encryption software that could allow someone to read another person's encrypted e-mail if he or she was able to intercept it. . . .
Yahoo to offer encrypted email option  25 August 2000 
Source: CNET - Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Yahoo plans to let its email account holders use data encryption to protect the privacy of their messages, marking a potentially significant advance for the mainstream use of encryption. . . .
PGP Vulnerability  24 August 2000 
Source: Bruce Schneier / Slashdot - Posted by Dave Wreski   
A very serious PGP vulnerability was just discovered. Using this vulnerability, an attacker can create a modified version of someone's public key that will force a sender to encrypt messages to that person AND to the attacker.
Will You be Having a Party When the RSA Patent Expires?  24 August 2000 
Source: The Shmoo Group - Posted by Ryan W. Maple   
"In late September, 2000, the RSA Patent expires. Rivest, Shamir, and Adelman, Public Key Cryptography's most famous supergroup, developed this algorithm about 20 years ago. If you are planning a party, tell us. We're going to make a list, and . . .
Installing Command Line PGP  23 August 2000 
Source: - Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
The following is a description of how I got a Linux version of the PGP encryption program, how I installed it, and a few observations about quirks in the program. The Linux version of PGP that I got is PGPcmdfw_6.5.2_Linux.i386.rpm and . . .
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