Tag: encryption

Google chairman says 'unbreakable' encryption will become a reality 
 
Yahoo to provide PGP encryption for mail 
By Juha Saarinen | Aug 8, 2014 | Comment Now 
Promises ease of use.
 
Thousands of patient files held to ransom in Hong Kong 
 
Weighing up the impact of Edward Snowden 
By Brett Winterford | Jun 5, 2014 | Comment Now 
[Blog post] One year on, what has the whistleblower taught IT?
 
Google launches encrypted email initiative 
By Juha Saarinen | Jun 5, 2014 | Comment Now 
Reveals domains that send unencrypted messages.
 
Facebook works to secure data centre links 
By Brett Winterford | Jun 4, 2014 | Comment Now 
Snowden proved "we were wearing our tin foil hats correctly".
 
Cryptic warning baffles TrueCrypt users 
By Juha Saarinen | May 29, 2014 | Comment Now 
TrueCrypt site claims product is not secure, recommends Microsoft.
 
Most Australian email servers offer encryption 
By Juha Saarinen | May 14, 2014 | Comment Now 
Facebook survey of mail exchangers shows STARTTLS widely deployed.
 
Heartbleed redux: Private SSL keys, routers, clients exposed 
By Juha Saarinen | Apr 14, 2014 | Comment Now 
Just when you thought it couldn't get worse.
 
Admins scramble to plug giant OpenSSL security hole 
By Juha Saarinen | Apr 9, 2014 | Comment Now 
Mass password and certificate changes required.
 
NSA infiltrated RSA security more deeply than thought 
 
Attorney General's new war on encrypted web services 
Mar 17, 2014 | Comment Now 
How you might be forced to unlock seized packets.
 
Stop confusing privacy for secrecy 
By Steve Wilson | Mar 12, 2014 | Comment Now 
[Blog post] The danger of the ‘encrypt everything’ mindset.
 
Apple rushes out patch for SSL authentication flaw 
By Joseph Menn | Feb 22, 2014 | Comment Now 
Update: Users urged to run update, and only hook up to trusted connections.
 
NSA contracted RSA to use flawed algorithm 
By Danielle Walker | Dec 23, 2013 | Comment Now 
Leaks reveal $10m contract.
 
Crypto flaw reveals pollies' hateful anonymous comments 
By Marcos Colon | Dec 16, 2013 | Comment Now 
Swedish journalists find weak crypto function.
 
Microsoft boosts Internet encryption and transparency 
By Steve Gold | Dec 9, 2013 | Comment Now 
Microsoft commits to improving Internet encryption, as Forrester says that the cloud has become the new normal for businesses.
 
Microsoft to beef up crypto in wake of NSA spying 
By Ashley Carman | Nov 28, 2013 | Comment Now 
Plans ironed out next week.
 
Twitter protects past tweets with forward secrecy 
By Adam Greenberg | Nov 27, 2013 | Comment Now 
Decryption nearly impossible.
 
Yahoo encrypts ALL DATA 
By Adam Greenberg | Nov 21, 2013 | Comment Now 
Says it never gave data to government agencies.
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