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A vulnerability in the Microsoft SChannel component could expose servers to remote code execution attacks
The company has received requests for .onion SSL certificates after issuing one to Facebook
The tool simulates man-in-the-middle attacks to detect SSL/TLS vulnerabilities and implementation issues
A vulnerability in SSL 3.0 enabled the POODLE attack. In the meantime, Chrome 39 will no longer support SSL 3.0 fallback for TLS connections.
Facebook is also working on a mobile Tor site
Attackers are increasingly using SSL to encrypt data they steal, which poses challenges for security
Apple and Google should also rethink their plans to enable smartphone encryption by default, he says.
Longer passwords would be more resistant to brute-force attacks
US attorney general's remarks follow similar concerns from the FBI. But will Silicon Valley care?
The wave of attacks through malicious advertisements continues to hit visitors of popular websites
Shades of "The Wire": The agency has talked to Apple and Google about concerns that new security will help criminals, the director says.