Microsoft has released a security advisory on Thursday, confirming that all supported releases of Microsoft Windows are vulnerable to the recently documented FREAK (Factoring RSA Export Keys) attack.
A flaw in OpenSSL and Apple's Secure Transport implementation of SSL and TLS protocols is putting millions of Android and Apple device users as well as visitors of secured sites in danger of having their encrypted connections decrypted, and the information exchanged with the servers behind them intercepted.
Open Whisper Systems has released a new version of Signal, its free, open source iOS app for end-to-end encrypted voice calls.
Tails is a live operating system that you can start on almost any computer from a DVD, USB stick, or SD card.
Yesterday's report by The Intercept hit the information security community like a ton of bricks, as a set of documents from Edward Snowden's trove indicate that the US NSA and the UK GHCQ have managed to compromise the networks of Dutch SIM card manufacturer Gemalto and acquire encryption keys that protect the privacy of cellphone communications of millions of users around the globe.
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