Don't-Miss Encryption Stories
We all have files that we'd rather not share with hackers and thieves (and maybe even our spouses). Here's how to put them in a place where no one else can open them.
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
We talked to an expert about whether the new version of Android will help squash the operating system's unsavory reputation.
Attackers are increasingly using SSL to encrypt data they steal, which poses challenges for security
Verizon is messing with your web traffic sent via its wireless network, and that has security researchers troubled.
Apple and Google should also rethink their plans to enable smartphone encryption by default, he says.
Experts say that SSL 3.0 should be disabled even though some legacy products still use it.
Longer passwords would be more resistant to brute-force attacks
The Office 365 Message Encryption service no longer requires that email recipients have a Microsoft user account to view messages
Bing will treat websites that use HTTPS the same as ones that don't.
US attorney general's remarks follow similar concerns from the FBI. But will Silicon Valley care?