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Edward Snowden: Dropbox is 'hostile to privacy'

Dropbox may be popular, but Snowden is no fan of the file sync service.

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SSL Blacklist project exposes certificates used by malware

Researchers launch effort to track SSL certificates used in botnet and malware operations

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How to properly and securely erase your Android device

Get that data locked down before you give away your gadget.

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Some files need encryption and some files don't

Chances are you don't have to encrypt your entire hard drive. But you need to know what files to encrypt.

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Apricorn Aegis Padlock DT review: Capacious, secure storage for your desktop

If you need FIPS 140-2 certified storage, this USB 3.0 drive delivers.

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Microsoft boosts anti-snooping protection in Outlook.com, OneDrive

The consumer webmail and cloud storage services will now be protected with new encryption.

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Security-focused Blackphone ships, stuffed with encryption and anonymity tools

The creators of the Blackphone are bringing an end-to-end encrypted smartphone to anyone with $629 in their wallet.

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Google develops BoringSSL, its own 'boring' version of OpenSSL encryption

But fear not: This fork isn't intended to replace OpenSSL.

Android 4.4.4 fixes OpenSSL hijacking vulnerability

A new version of Android for Nexus devices is primarily a security update that patches the bundled OpenSSL library

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Will full encryption sideline Google's targeted ads?

Mining personal data to deliver targeted ads is the lifeblood of Google's business -- and of many other online firms. But what if that data dries up at the source?