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Brief comparison between tunnel and transport mode VPN encryption

  Virtual Private Network (VPN) is technology used to establish secure connection between two hosts or two networks, it extends the private network across a public network. One of the most implemented VPN protocols is IPSec, which is standard protocol defined by IETF in many RFCs. IPSec operates at the Network layer of the OSI model, it uses the following protocols to provide security servi...
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Encryption backdoors are ‘against the national interest’

The US House Judiciary Committee’s Encryption Working Group released its year-end report earlier this week, and it looks like a victory for many technology and privacy advocates. The report makes the following four points, which you can read in full in the PDF report here: Any measure that weakens encryption works against the national interest Encryption technology is a global technolog...
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Inventor of General Tso's Chicken Dies at 98

What to Know The creator of General Tso's Chicken, Peng Chang-kuei, died at the age of 98 on Wedesday Peng brought the dish stateside in 1973 with the opening of his restaurant, Peng's, on 44th Street Former U.S. Secretary of State Henry Kissinger was reportedly a fan of the dish Chef Peng Chang-kuei, the inventor of the iconic Chinese food dish General Tso's chicken, died at the age of ...
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Thief Rips ATM From Queens Gas Station, Drives Off: NYPD

A man stole an ATM from a gas station and chained it to his truck before fleeing onto the highway Friday morning in Queens. The suspect backed his black Jeep into an ATM outside a BP gas station near Atlantic Avenue and the Van Wyck Expressway at around 7:10 a.m., police said. He then exited his car and tied a chain around the ATM.  After securing the chain, he lunged forward and ripped the ...
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