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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?

Popular websites still vulnerable to OpenSSL hijacking attack

A known critical vulnerability in OpenSSL can be exploited on over 20,000 of Internet's top 155,000 SSL sites, a researcher from Qualys said

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Security-focused Blackphones launch in three weeks, designed to lock down data

Carriers in Europe and the Americas have committed to selling the secure handset, Silent Circle and Geeksphone say

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How to encrypt your Android communications to prevent spying and stop thieves

Scrambling your mobile communications makes it harder for criminals to pluck out juicy chunks of data, like banking passwords.

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