A code audit is the best way to throw back the covers on errors like the one reported last week in GnuTLS, an open source crypto library used in a number of different Linux distributions.
Microsoft supplied user content in response to 10.8 percent of the law enforcement requests it received from United States agencies in the second half of 2013. The company got more than 5,600 requests from U.S. agencies in the last six months of the year, and in the vast majority of those–68 percent–it only supplied subscriber[...]
The Electronic Privacy Information Center and the Center for Digital Democracy filed a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission seeking to halt Facebook’s $19 billion acquisition of WhatsApp.
Researchers at UC Berkeley have developed new attacks that analyze HTTPS traffic and can accurately determine what pages you’ve visited during an encrypted session.
Research this week makes it’s clear that many attackers are still using point of sale malware, namely Dexter and Project Hook, in active attacks.