Moxie Marlinspike explains how Open WhisperSystems plans to bring end-to-end encrypted secure communications to major platforms such as Android, iOS and popular Web browsers.
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Researchers at Kaspersky Lab have spotted a 64-bit version of the Zeus banking Trojan. The malware adds a new wrinkle to its capabilities in that it communicates stolen credentials and other data over Tor.
While Microsoft patched five critical vulnerabilities today, including the GDI+ zero day, experts urge a close look at an “important” patch addressing an ASLR bypass.
Open WhisperSystems announced that its TextSecure protocol has been integrated into the CyanogenMod SMS app, bringing end-to-end encrypted text messaging to 10 million Android users.
Microsoft account holders will soon be able to monitor recent log-in activity, generate a recovery code, and better manage security notifications.
Eight giant technology companies have formed an alliance called Reform Government Surveillance, calling for an end to bulk data collection of Internet activity.
Microsoft’s takedown of the ZeroAccess botnet wasn’t a complete success. Experts point out that Microsoft targeted only the money-making aspects of the botnet, and that its communication protocol was untouched.
Microsoft’s advanced notification of its December 2013 Patch Tuesday security updates includes a patch for the TIFF zero day. Microsoft will release 11 bulletins, five of the critical.
Arbor Networks researchers report the discovery of two servers hosting Dexter and Project Hook point of sale malware.
Attackers are able to bypass the reflective cross-site scripting filter in Internet Explorer; the weakness is accepted by Microsoft as part of its design philosophy for the filter and will not be fixed.