This whitepaper presents a brief history of cryptography and how encryption-related technologies have evolved and will continue to evolve as well as the measures Internet users should consider when implementing modern encryption.
Author: Ivan Ristic Pages: 530 Publisher: Feisty Duck ISBN: 1907117040 Introduction Deploying SSL or TLS in a secure way is a great challenge for system administrators.
A team of Finnish researchers has discovered that the files encrypted by the recently unearthed TorrentLocker ransomware can be decrypted without paying the ransom - if the user has at least one of the encrypted files backed up somewhere, and that file is over 2MB in size.
Phishers have started employing AES encryption to disguise the real nature of phishing sites from automatic phishing detection tools.
Google has announced that it will begin the process of gradually sunsetting SHA-1 (as used in certificate signatures for HTTPS) with Chrome 39, which is due to be released in November.