Silent Circle and Geeksphone announced Blackphone, a smartphone placing privacy and control directly in the hands of its users.
The target breach and the massive amount of user information compromised in its wake is understandably worrying customers.
Remember when in late August 2013 the Tor anonymity network was hit with a sudden and massive influx of active clients connecting to it? It was later discovered that the spike happened due to Mevade bots getting equipped with a component that used Tor for C&C communication.
With a short blog post, Yahoo's SVP of Communication Products Jeff Bonforte has announced that the company has started encrypting all connections between their users and Yahoo Mail.
NSA employee Kevin Igoe will continue to be one of the two co-chairs of the Crypto Forum Research Group (CFRG), which helps the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) review the applicability and uses of cryptographic mechanisms, and give crypto advice to the organization's various Working Groups.
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