Don't-Miss Encryption Stories

'Flame' Spread Via Rogue Microsoft Security Certificates

Microsoft issued a security advisory after discovering that the 'Flame' malware attack exploits a flaw to appear as if it's legitimate code from Microsoft.

'Tinba' Bank Trojan Burrows into Browsers to Steal Logins

An astonishing 20KB in size, Tinba retains enough sophistication to match almost anything that can be done by much larger malware types.

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Recover Encrypted Files From An Old Hard Drive

Jeff Hudgins removed the hard drive from a dying computer, and via USB plugged it into a new PC. But he can't access his files. They're encrypted.

How to Encrypt Your Email

Data encryption is a complicated subject, but our top-level overview and general guide to email encryption will help you understand the basics. Learn to encrypt your Internet connection, sent and stored email with this basic tutorial.

Why 'Bull Mountain' Makes Ivy Bridge More Secure

Intel's new Ivy Bridge processors are faster and more efficient than previous CPUs, and--thanks to 'Bull Mountain'--they're also more secure.

For a Truly Private Social Network, Try RetroShare

With its 'friend-to-friend' approach, this free and open source service offers a secure way to chat and share files with only the people you trust.

Email Encryption Made Free and Easy With Enlocked

Enlocked is a free service that takes the confusion out of email encryption.

New Key Technology Simplifies Data Encryption in the Cloud

The migration to the cloud has introduced a new set of complex security issues for IT teams to manage due to the lack of direct control over the security of the data.

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48 NASA Laptops Stolen in Two Years: A Case for Better Encryption Practices

It's not only businesses that need to worry about laptop security.

Web-based Counseling -- Telepsychiatry -- Is Taking off

Telemedicine has been around since the 1990s, but psychiatrists say it's increasingly used to treat remote patients as technology and security improves.

VeriSign Hacked: What We Don't Know Might Hurt Us

VeriSign didn't exactly 'disclose' the breach, and the few details buried in the SEC filing create more questions than they answer. Without more to go on, it is hard to know what the risk is.

Hide and Secure Data With Folder Lock

Folder Lock includes as complete set of security tools as you'll find, and it's as secure as your passwords.

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Free Downloads That Are Worth a Donation, Part 2

In the second part of our donationware series, we introduce a few hidden gems that you can download and use for free. All of these programs accept contributions, and some support charities.

Free Downloads That Are Worth a Donation, Part 1

These fantastic, well-known utilities are donationware--you can use them for free, but the developers ask for a contribution to keep their work going. Now is a great time to give back to the creators.

Gpg4win: Powerful Encryption for Free

Gpg4win is an easy-to-use installer for setting up powerful email and file encryption on your system.