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Privacy concerns over gaps in eBay crypto

HTTP still being used eBay uses HTTPS on its most critical pages, such as those where payment or address information is entered, but a...

Crypto-curious? Wickr’s opened its kimono for code review

Look, don't copy: 'this is not an open source license' Ephemeral messaging application Wickr has opened up the core crypto software of its Wickr...

Forget quantum and AI security hype, just write bug-free code, dammit

Crypto panel lets loose at conference RSA USA  Every year, the RSA Conference in San Francisco brings out the best and the brightest for...

No crypto backdoors, more immigration … says Republican head of House...

Is there something in the water in San Francisco? RSA USA  Representative Michael McCaul (R-TX), head of the US House Committee on Homeland Security,...

A look into the Russian-speaking ransomware ecosystem

It is no secret that encryption ransomware is one of the key malware problems today, for both consumers and corporate users. While analyzing the...

Newly discovered flaw undermines HTTPS connections for almost 1,000 sites

Enlarge Encrypted connections established by at least 949 of the top 1 million websites are leaking potentially sensitive data because of a...

Trustis to provide Vormetric Data Encryption Service from Thales on G-Cloud

Vormetric data encryption will be available as a service to the public sector on the Government’s new G-Cloud 8 Framework; Delivers a high assurance...

Facebook taps FIDO U2F for stronger login security

Facebook joins online services like Google, Dropbox, Salesforce, and GitHub in enhancing user logins with hardware security keys to help prevent attackers from breaking...

Now there’s a better way to prevent Facebook account takeovers

The Facebook signature wall in question is much bigger than this one, by the way. (credit: Matteo Artizzu) Facebook is enhancing its existing...

Trump’s FBI boss, Attorney General picks reckon your encryption’s getting backdoored

This isn't going to end well US President Donald Trump's pick for his Attorney General and head of the FBI will have security specialists nervous,...

The evolution of (and solution to) ransomware

Contrary to popular belief, ransomware has been around for decades.The first malware program to lock up people’s files and ask for a ransom was...

Widely used WebEx plugin for Chrome will execute attack code—patch now!

EnlargeTavis Ormandy reader comments 12 Share this story The Chrome browser extension for Cisco Systems WebEx communications and collaboration service was just updated...