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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...

Virtru Debuts Security Encryption Key Server for Cloud Email

New Customer Key Server (CKS) enables organizations to manage their own cryptographic keys for Virtru's cloud email encryption service. Encryption vendor Virtru launched a news...

Fatal flaws in ten pacemakers make for Denial of Life attacks

Brit/Belgian research team decipher signals and devise wounding wireless attacks A global research team has hacked 10 different types of implantable medical devices and pacemakers...

New collision attacks against triple-DES, Blowfish break HTTPS sessions

There is now a practical, relatively fast attack on 64-bit block ciphers that lets attackers recover authentication cookies and other credentials from HTTPS-protected sessions,...

HTTPS and OpenVPN face new attack that can decrypt secret cookies

Enlarge / From an upcoming paper laying out a new attack against 64-bit block ciphers used by HTTPS and OpenVPN.Karthikeyan Bhargavan and Gaëtan Leurent reader...