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[ NNSquad ] MIT: Encryption is less secure than we thought

MIT: Encryption is less secure than we thought

http://j.mp/16lP0Co  (MIT)

   "Unfortunately, as a group of researchers at MIT and the National
    University of Ireland (NUI) at Maynooth, demonstrated in a paper
    presented at the recent International Symposium on Information Theory
    (view PDF), that assumption is false. In a follow-up paper being
    presented this fall at the Asilomar Conference on Signals and Systems,
    the same team shows that, as a consequence, the wireless card readers
    used in many keyless-entry systems may not be as secure as previously

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Depends on who "we" is (or are) ...

Lauren Weinstein (lauren@vortex.com): http://www.vortex.com/lauren 
Co-Founder: People For Internet Responsibility: http://www.pfir.org/pfir-info
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