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Git sprints carefully towards SHA-1 deprecation

The sky still isn't falling Following the February controversy over whether or not Google's SHA-1 collision broke Git, its community has taken the first...

First Practical SHA-1 Collision Attack Arrives

Researchers unveiled the first-ever practical collision attack the cryptographic hash function SHA-1.

At death’s door for years, widely used SHA1 function is now...

(credit: Bob Embleton) For more than six years, the SHA1 cryptographic hash function underpinning Internet security has been at death's door. Now it's...

Security! experts! slam! Yahoo! management! for! using! old! crypto!

Suits should have done more to protect users, rather than user numbers ANALYSIS Fallen web giant Yahoo! has been branded negligent for failing to tackle...

Microsoft plans St Valentine’s Day massacre for SHA‑1

End of the line for weak hash as web giants finally act The death knell for the SHA‑1 cryptographic hash function will be sounded, now...

Partners Urge Caution As Friend Finder Network Is Reportedly Hit By...

Following reports of yet another massive data breach, partners are urging consumers to be vigilant about what kinds of sites and services they trust...

Adult FriendFinder Hack Exposes 400 Million Accounts

Account data for more than 400 million users of adult-themed FriendFinder Network has been exposed.The breach includes personal account data from five sites including Adult FriendFinder,...

Stupid encryption mistakes criminals make

Writing secure code can be challenging, and implementing cryptography correctly in software is just plain hard.Even experienced developers can get tripped up.And if your...

Be wary of claims that 32 million Twitter passwords are circulating...

Matthew KeysThe jury is still out, but at this early stage, there's good reason to doubt the legitimacy of claims that more than 32...

JSA10694 – 2015-10 Security Bulletin: Junos: OpenSSL June-July 2015 advisories

The ​OpenSSL project has published a set of security advisories for vulnerabilities resolved in the OpenSSL library in June and July 2015: CVE CVSS v2* base score Summary CVE-2015-1791 6.8 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) Race condition in...