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The GDPR: A year in review

A year ago this week, the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) took effect, promising to revolutionise information security. To mark the anniversary, we gathered a panel of data protection experts to discuss the effect of…

Cryptanalysis of SIMON-32/64

A weird paper was posted on the Cryptology ePrint Archive (working link is via the Wayback Machine), claiming an attack against the NSA-designed cipher SIMON. You can read some commentary about it here. Basically, the…

Reverse Engineering a Chinese Surveillance App

Human Rights Watch has reverse engineered an app used by the Chinese police to conduct mass surveillance on Turkic Muslims in Xinjiang. The details are fascinating, and chilling. Boing Boing post. Read more: schneier.com

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