In the second part of our series on cryptography, we dive into why we are experiencing increasing privacy violations In early February this year, an ethical hacker called Victor Gevers revealed that he could track the movements of 2.5 million Chinese Xinjiang Muslims in real-time on a site that belonged to a Chinese surveillance company, […]
What is Cryptography and Why do we Need it?
A look at an evolving technology that has been changing how we communicate It was February 2009. A 560 kg satellite named Iridium 33, whirling around the planet in the low earth orbit 789 km above the Taymyr Peninsula in Serbia, met a fatal end. It clashed with the defunct 900-kg Russian satellite, Kosmos 2251. […]