A vulnerability in the popular secure remote access software OpenSSH can be exploited by attackers to try to brute-force their way into the connection and access Internet-facing computers and/or servers.
There are a variety of ways to secure data, either on the perimeter or within the LAN, but the most fundamental method in a defense-in-depth model is hardware encryption.
It has been known for quite some time that the RC4 cryptographic cypher - used in popular Internet protocols such as TLS and HTTPS - is vulnerable to attack, but two security researchers from University of Leuven have hopefully put the final nail in that particular coffin.
Kaspersky Lab has detected curious behavior in a new threat from the TeslaCrypt ransomware encryptor family.
Securing your mobile application traffic is apparently more difficult than it should be, as researchers Anthony Trummer and Tushar Dalvi discovered when looking into SSL/TLS usage on the Android operating system and applications, as well as on iOS and Windows 8 mobile.
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