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New Apple security measures concern the FBI but should reassure consumers
Published Dec 13, 2022
The new opt-in features protect user data, messages, and photos and signal a positive change in how big tech companies approach consumer privacy, says cryptography expert Matt Green
KRACK in the code
Published Oct 17, 2017
JHU experts discuss the newly discovered software flaw that affects nearly every Wi-Fi enabled device
The internet of bad things
Published Spring 2017
Your gadgets might be helping hackers conduct cyber attacks—and there's not much that can be done about it / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Data security
Hopkins team uncovers Apple encryption bug
Published March 21, 2016
Flaw would enable skilled hacker to decrypt photos, videos sent as secure iMessages / The Washington Post
Data privacy
Brute force unlocking of iPhone: It's complicated
Published Feb 17, 2016
Encryption expert says even if Apple ultimately cooperates with FBI, cracking passcode could take years
'White hat hackers'
Published March-April 2015
JHU's Information Security Institute protects data, thwarts cybercrime / Gazette
'Next-level' encryption
Published Aug 8, 2014
Johns Hopkins at forefront of new push to make computer programs hack-proof
Insecure storage
Published April 16, 2014
Design flaw in 'secure' cloud storage puts privacy at risk, JHU researchers say
Code red?
What is Heartbleed?
Published April 10, 2014
JHU cryptography expert Matthew Green speaks with The New York Times about encryption software flaw
Google chairman visits SAIS, discusses web censorship
Published Nov 21, 2013 Video
Eric Schmidt, whose father once taught at the SAIS campus in Italy, says he owes much of his success, career to Johns Hopkins