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FSB wanted keys, messaging outfit said Nyet Encrypted messaging app Telegram must pay 800,000 roubles for resisting Russia's FSB's demand that it help decrypt user messages.…
All modern WiFi access points and devices that have implemented the protocol vulnerable to attacks that allow decryption, traffic hijacking other attacks.
Second, unrelated crypto vulnerability also found in RSA code library in TPM chips.
Wi-Fi Protected Access(WPA,more commonly WPA2)handshake traffic can be manipulated to induce nonce and session key reuse,resulting in key reinstallation by a wireless access point(AP)or client.

An attacker within range of an affected AP and client may leverage these vulnerabilities to conduct attacks that are dependent on the data confidentiality protocols being used.

Attacks may include arbitrary packet decryption and injection,TCP connection hijacking,HTTP content injection,or the replay of unicast and group-addressed frames.

These vulnerabilities are referred to as Key Reinstallation Attacks orKRACKattacks.
KRACK attack allows other nasties, including connection hijacking and malicious injection.
A new tool analyses the ransom note and the encrypted file in order to offer the appropriate decryption tool - if it exists.
30.8% of W3C members disapproved of the decision.
Defendant to ask Supreme Court if compelled decryption is a 5th Amendment breach.
In one of our previous articles, we analyzed the NeutrinoPOS banker as an example of a constantly evolving malware family.

A week after publication, this Neutrino modification delivered up a new malicious program classified by Kaspersky Lab as Trojan-Banker.Win32.Jimmy.
During the preparation of the “IT threat evolution Q2 2017rdquo; report I found several common Trojans that were stealing money from users using WAP-billing. We hadnrsquo;t seen any Trojans like this in a while, but several of them appeared out of nowhere. Most of them had been under development since the end of 2016 / the beginning of 2017, but their prevalence increased only in the second half of Q2 2017.

Therefore, I decided to take a closer look at these Trojans.
In Q2 2017, the average share of spam in global email traffic amounted to 56.97%, which was only 1.07 p.p. more than in the previous quarter. One of the most notable events of this quarter – the WannaCry epidemic – did not go unnoticed by spammers: numerous mass mailings contained offers of assistance in combating the ransomware.
Despite yesterday's leak of the Apple iOS Secure Enclave decryption key, experts are urging calm over claims of an immediate threat to user data.
A hacker identified only as xerub published the decryption key unlocking the iOS Secure Enclave Processor.