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.
On Wednesday, the US Senate Judiciary Committee got to hear from FBI director James Comey and DOJ Deputy Attorney General Sally Quillian Yates on how end-to-end encryption employed by certain companies (but mostly Apple) is becoming a problem for law enforcement's investigations.
The wait is over: the OpenSSL Project has issued security updates for the popular open-source implementation of the SSL and TLS protocols, and has shared some details about the high severity vulnerability they fixed.
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