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Energy-efficient security mechanisms for digital currency

In order to prevent fraud with digital currency such as bitcoin, sophisticated security mechanisms are deployed. However, they currently consume enormous volumes of electricity. Rubin article

Vulnerabilities in Internet encryption protocol TLS

Every time we use online banking or log into a web application, we are transmitting sensitive data such as passwords and account information via the Internet. Currently, they are not one hundred per cent secure.
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