Google announced this week that it has begun upgrading its SSL certificates from 1024-bit keys to 2048-bit keys, a move that should help add an extra layer of security for anyone who uses the search giant’s services.
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Mozilla and Blackberry have announced they will begin working in tandem to more fully flesh out Peach – a free software fuzzing application to test the security of web browsers.
Hackers allegedly stole at least 160 million credit and debit card numbers and netted more than $300 million from NASDAQ, JetBlue Airways and other corporations.
The Syrian Electronic Army (SEA) reportedly hacked into a database belonging to the free messaging and video sharing app Tango over the weekend, potentially compromising millions of users’ information.
As many as 750 million mobile phones could be vulnerable to an encryption flaw on some types of SIM cards, a German cryptographer and researcher warned over the weekend.
The FBI alerted users about a strain of ransomware targeting Mac OS X machines.
Tumblr patched its iOS app yesterday, fixing a password sniffing bug that attackers may have been using to steal users’ logins and passwords.
Privacy advocates called out rapper/entrepreneur Jay-Z this week, filing a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission over an app he released earlier this month that some critics feel goes overboard in amount of the information it requests from its users.
Days after Nintendo’s breach, Konami, another popular Japanese video game company, has begun warning users that 35,000 of its gamers may have had their information hacked.
Research into browser security warnings demonstrates that users heed malware or phishing alerts more than anticipated.