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  • Windows vulnerable to FREAK attacks after all

    06.03.2015

    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.

  • FREAK bug breaks SSL encryption for Android and Apple devices

    04.03.2015

    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.

  • Signal 2.0: Cross-platform encrypted voice and text communication app

    03.03.2015

    Open Whisper Systems has released a new version of Signal, its free, open source iOS app for end-to-end encrypted voice calls.

  • New versions of Tails and Tor Browser fix numerous security issues

    02.03.2015

    Tails is a live operating system that you can start on almost any computer from a DVD, USB stick, or SD card.

  • Gemalto announces investigation of massive SIM heist

    20.02.2015

    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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Keeping passwords safe from cracking

A group of researchers from Purdue University in Indiana have come up with an effective and easy-to-implement solution for protecting passwords from attackers.


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