When online services lack privacy controls, you can roll your own using near military-grade encryption.
Microsoft and Yahoo have enabled STARTTLS, which dramatically raised the percentage of encrypted messages.
Want to use encryption tools, but you find most too hard to use? Check out these Chrome-based tools aiming to take the difficulty out of protecting your data online.
Just like Gmail, Yahoo Mail is going to have an encryption option supplied by Google's End-to-End Chrome extension modified for Yahoo's service.
New draft encryption guidelines from the NIST call for support for more secure extended validation certificates.
The move is intended to promote better security practices across the Web
None of the problems are as bad as Heartbleed, but administrators are advised to patch
CryptoLocker is a nasty bit of ransomware that encrypts all your files unless you fork over $300 in Bitcoin—but Fox-IT and FireEye can help you find the key for free.
A newly discovered ransomware threat runs as a batch file and uses the open-source GnuPG program for encryption
Encryption is a crucial part of computer and data security, but don't ever make the mistake of believing any encryption is "unbreakable".