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Google makes it easier for cheap phones and smart devices to encrypt your data  

By Editor - Thu Feb 07, 6:26 pm

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Encryption is an important part of the whole securing-your-data package, but it’s easy to underestimate the amount of complexity it adds to any service or device. One part of that is the amount of processing encryption takes — an amount that could be impractical on small or low-end devices. Google wants to change that with a highly efficient new method called Adiantum. Here’s the problem. While encryption is in a way just transforming one block of data reversibly into another, that process is actually pretty complicated. Math needs to be done, data read and written and reread and rewritten and confirmed and hashed. For a text message that’s not so hard

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Google makes it easier for cheap phones and smart devices to encrypt your data

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