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Popular unlocking patterns are often in the shape of a letter – and are easy to guess. A bad thing if someone loses their mobile phone and it ends up in the wrong hands.

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For data protection reasons, the messaging app Signal is becoming ever more important. Unlike WhatsApp, the Signal app asks you to create a PIN during setup. But why?

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With an interdisciplinary team, the new advisory board strengthens the Federal Office for Information Security (BSI).

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From September 21-23, the CASA Cluster of Excellence will host the first-ever "Women in Security and Cryptography WISC" international workshop.

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Now the researcher has been admitted to the North Rhine-Westphalian Academy of Sciences, Humanities and the Arts.

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Logging into an online shop without a password, using only the fingerprint? In this situation, it’s not surprising that users have the impression that their biometric data is transmitted to the…

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A research team has discovered a security gap in modern mobile phones that is very unlikely to have been created by accident. In fact, it should have been removed back in 2013.

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Topic: "Building Secure Key Exchange Protocols From Passwords".

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Cordial invitation to the next ITS regulars' table on Thursday, July 1 at 6 pm.

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Google's data collection becomes visible in My Activity.

Services like Google collect a lot of data about their users. Anyone can see the information that is stored about them. But that doesn’t scare users away. On the contrary.

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Filming for the ARD documentary also took place at HGI.

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A special feature in PDF documents makes it possible for two contractual parties to sign them digitally one after the other. However, the second party can also change the content of the contract…

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