A group of German researchers have audited TextSecure, the popular open source encrypted messaging application for Android, and the news is good.
While in the past Facebook has occasionally blocked Tor connections because of security considerations, the company has decided it will help Tor users from now on, and announced that they have created a Facebook onion address.
A majority of IT organizations are kept in the dark when it comes to protecting corporate data in the cloud, putting confidential and sensitive information at risk.
The OpenSSL Project has pushed out new releases of the popular eponymous open-source cryptographic library, which fix four serious vulnerabilities, including the POODLE (Padding Oracle On Downgraded Legacy Encryption) problem.
There is a critical security vulnerability in SSL 3.0 which allows attackers to calculate the plaintext of encrypted connections, and it will likely spell the end of the use of this particular SSL version.
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