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Encryption

Cracks in the code: Encryption may be flimsy armour

You're putting in your credit card details to make an online purchase. As you type in your card number, you feel slightly uneasy about sending it into cyberspace.

Sunday, 1 July, 2012, 12:00am

Cracks in the code: Encryption may be flimsy armour

You're putting in your credit card details to make an online purchase. As you type in your card number, you feel slightly uneasy about sending it into cyberspace.

1 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Access to data a matter for caution

Having the world's most secure encryption system on its smartphones is becoming a bit of a liability for Research In Motion, the Canadian maker of the popular BlackBerry. British police demanded RIM assist with their investigations into the country's worst riots in decades, and the company pledged full co-operation.

11 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

Data loss sparks call for damages

Government payouts urged by legal experts

The government should take the initiative to compensate patients who had copies of their personal details, including medical records, lost by the Hospital Authority, lawyers said yesterday.

26 Apr 2008 - 12:00am

Tales of encryption

People do important things on their Macs and, as such, the work they do must be kept private. My computer stores research notes, patents, business strategies, celebrity contact information, customer credit-card details, trade secrets - all things I would prefer unauthorised people never saw.

25 Jul 2006 - 12:00am

Tales of encryption

People do important things on their Macs and, as such, the work they do must be kept private. My computer stores research notes, patents, business strategies, celebrity contact information, customer credit-card details, trade secrets - all things I would prefer unauthorised people never saw.

23 Jul 2006 - 12:00am

Security issues deserve your serious attention

There is so much talk about security, spying (legitimate and not-so-legitimate), encryption and a lot of other things that I am getting confused. A friend of mine said I was stupid not to keep all my passwords and secret numbers in an encrypted file. Do I really need to do that?

28 Feb 2006 - 12:00am

Security issues deserve your serious attention

There is so much talk about security, spying (legitimate and not-so-legitimate), encryption and a lot of other things that I am getting confused. A friend of mine said I was stupid not to keep all my passwords and secret numbers in an encrypted file. Do I really need to do that?

27 Feb 2006 - 12:00am

Stream of protest at proposed e-crime policies

Key players in Hong Kong's cyber industry have baulked at proposals to beef up investigative powers of law enforcers seeking to crack down on electronic crime.

A plan to arm crime-busters with access to encryption keys has been met with extreme caution amid fears it could seriously damage Hong Kong's reputation.

19 Mar 2001 - 12:00am