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Paris Attacks: Anonymous Declares War Against ISIS - 1 views

    "War is declared. Get prepared"

How NSA and GCHQ spied on the Cold War world - BBC News - 0 views

    This article describes how, during the Cold War, the major distributor of cryptography machines (Crypto AG) worked with the NSA. This professional relationship provided the NSA with shortcuts on how to break ciphers created from the different machines. Also, Crypto AG was revealed as not having given the most up to date models to all countries, probably through deception. This raises the question of morality involving basic warfare. How is it moral for this supposedly trusted third party company to have special allegiances with the United States?Would the United States have the same opinion on this actions morality if they were the ones being sold out of date equipment? Or if one of their opponents had shortcuts?
Abbey Roberts

Can you keep a secret? The Bletchley codebreakers 70 years on - Telegraph - 4 views

    Interesting article describing the people who worked at Bletchley Park (UK) during WWII and the secrecy act that kept them silent. The article makes compelling comparisons to people today like Edward Snowden, who are legally bound to secrecy but ignore it. What are the ethical implications of being asked to keep military secrets? Of sharing military secrets? How do the differences between today's generation and the WWII generation affect how these ethics are viewed?

BBC News - Who is winning the 'crypto-war'? - 0 views

    In the war over encryption between the NSA and privacy activists, at first it seemed as though the activists had won - but now it's not so clear.
    This was shared with the group! Did you do anything different this time? Your comment appeared twice, but that's fine.
    I didn't do anything different! It must have appeared twice because I posted it twice.
Emily Dinino

Early U.S. military cryptography - 0 views

    A description of the U.S. military's first cryptographic system.

5 Essential Privacy Tools For The Next Crypto War - Forbes - 5 views

    Gives you tools to make sure your information is safe.
    One word of caution: This piece is from 2012, before we learned what the NSA was up to. It's quite possible that some of these mechanisms are now known to be insecure.
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