As 2013 comes to a close, security experts are looking back at the major stories and developments of the year, including the Edward Snowden NSA leaks and major malware attacks. In this video, Vitaly Kamluk of Kaspersky Lab examines the biggest security news of 2013 and talks about the lasting effects they may have.
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Microsoft is taking a number of steps to try and reassure customers about the integrity of the company’s offerings and to greatly expand the use of encryption across its services.
How is the NSA beating or breaking SSL? Cryptographer Matthew Green lays out a number of possibilities.
The European Commission is urging the United States government to make some changes to the way it handles surveillance to help restore the trust in the relationship between the EU and the U.S. The commission is asking for the U.S. to promote privacy rights internationally, adopt the EU’s data protection reforms and respond to the commission’s problems with the U.S.’s surveillance reform process.
A large group of privacy and digital rights organizations has put together a new effort to urge politicians to curtail the mass surveillance operations that have been exposed in the last few months.
Websites using an older version of Ruby on Rails, including Kickstarter and UrbanSpoon, remain vulnerable to a vulnerability in the framework’s cookie storage mechanism.
Twitter announced that it has implemented Perfect Forward Secrecy for Twitter.com as well as its API and mobile sites.
Microsoft is planning to roll out a new encrypted email service on its Office 365 site that will make sending and receiving secure email much simpler.
A small group of influential security researchers and executives are putting together a grass-roots movement to encourage more research on the emerging breed of connected and potentially vulnerable devices such as pacemakers, insulin pumps and others and help educate users about the security and privacy issues they raise.