Cryptology group news
CWI researchers Pemberton, Stevens and De Haan lecture at OHM 2013
CWI researchers Steven Pemberton, Marc Stevens and Robbert de Haan will give four lectures at the OHM conference, which takes place from 31 July to 4 August 2013 in Geestmerambacht, the Netherlands.
CWI cryptanalyst Marc Stevens wins Van Marum Prize 2013
CWI cryptanalyst Marc Stevens won the Martinus van Marum Prize 2013.
CWI cryptographer Ronald Cramer elected KNAW Member
Cryptographer Ronald Cramer is elected as a Member of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW).
Cryptographer Ronald Cramer appointed Fellow of IACR
Ronald Cramer from Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica (CWI) in Amsterdam and Leiden University has been appointed Fellow of IACR.
Future mobile payments safer with quantum cryptographic identification
Payment by mobile phone will be common in the near future. Security of the payment system will partly be based on secure identification, and it will be crucial that no secret-key material, …
Security guru Schneier: SHA-1 should be replaced due to CWI’s cryptanalysis
Security guru Bruce Schneier says that SHA-1 should be replaced. On his blog he writes that Intel researcher Jesse Walker estimated that it only costs 2.7 million dollar to break the cryptographic …
CWI cryptanalyst Stevens develops method for detection of Flame virus
CWI cryptanalyst discovers new cryptographic attack variant in Flame spy malware
Cryptanalyst Marc Stevens from the Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica (CWI) in Amsterdam, known for breaking the https security in 2008 using a cryptanalytic attack on MD5, analyzed the recent Flame virus this …