Tagged: Cryptography

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OpenVPN: meet the VPN king, it’s also free and open source!

Privacy is a common concern nowadays. In the era of information we live in the most dangerous network of them all: the Internet. When communicating over an untrusted network, the need for security and privacy are...

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Set up a modern point-to-point VPN with WireGuard

WireGuard is a new, simple, secure and fast way to set up a point-to-point VPN between two machines. Cryptography naturally adds an overhead to the communication, so it is important its implementation is as fast as...

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KRACK vulnerability breaks encryption over every Wi-Fi networks

A new vulnerability in the WPA protocol potentially affecting all Wi-Fi networks has been discovered, its name? KRACK. Back in 2016 Belgian researchers Mathy Vanhoef and Frank Piessens of the University of Leuven had published a...

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Let’s Encrypt! Free, automated and open SSL

Let’s Encrypt! is a free, automated, open source SSL Certificate Authority. Nowadays the need for privacy and protection online is at its highest, and it shouldn’t come as a surprise SSL isn’t limited to banks and...

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OpenBazaar a decentralized, free P2P market!

Bitcoin is slowly revolutionising the word “money”, concept like cryptocurrency, decentralized network and microtransactions have suddenly become more common. In the meanwhile OpenBazaar was born.

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Encryption and Hashing differences and use cases

One of the most common misunderstanding among beginners (and sometimes even IT professionals) is the difference between encryption and Hashing. Let’s take this as a good chance to make things clear.