Introducing CT-Wasm, a type-driven extension to WebAssembly for secure, in-browser cryptography

Researchers from the University of California and the University of Cambridge have come up with Constant-Time WebAssembly (CT-Wasm), the details of which are shared in their paper: CT-Wasm: Type-Driven Secure Cryptography for the Web Ecosystem in December. It is a type-driven, strict extension to WebAssembly, which aims to address the ... Read More

Microsoft open sources (SEAL) Simple Encrypted Arithmetic Library 3.1.0, with aims to standardize homomorphic encryption

Yesterday, Microsoft with the goal to standardize homomorphic encryption, open sourced Microsoft Simple Encrypted Arithmetic Library (Microsoft SEAL) under the MIT License. It is an easy-to-use homomorphic encryption library developed by researchers in the Cryptography Research group at Microsoft. Microsoft SEAL was first released in 2015 to provide “a well-engineered ... Read More

How the biggest ad fraud rented Datacenter servers and used Botnet malware to infect 1.7m systems

Yesterday, the Department of Justice charged eight men for their alleged involvement in a massive ad fraud that caused losses of tens of millions of dollars. A 13-count indictment was unsealed in the federal court in Brooklyn against these men. These charges included wire fraud, computer intrusion, aggravated identity theft, ... Read More