Security

Vanish helps computers forget and protects your digital privacy

ZDNet correspondent Sumi Das explains how self-destructing data could help protect your privacy.

Digital memories are long. Emails, images, and documents sent today can resurface years from now, but new software could help ensure that what happens online, doesn't have to live there eternally. ZDNet correspondent Sumi Das explains how 'Vanish," the work of researchers at the University of Washington, Seattle, uses peer-to-peer networks to create unique encryption keys.

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