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.
information about a staggering number of citizens and perhaps as many as 30 million records, may have been divulged by a Vietnamese man who was able to trick credit reporting bureau Experian.
Researcher Eric Filiol withdrew his presentation from this week’s CanSecWest conference because of concerns the information could be used to attack critical infrastructure worldwide.
The mass surveillance programs that he revealed through media leaks in the last year have not only compromised the privacy and security of Americans, but have damaged the country’s economy, Edward Snowden said in an interview Monday.
Pinterest’s first transparency report reveals minimal interest in the social network’s user data.
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 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.
Microsoft said it will patch a zero-day vulnerability in Internet Explorer 10 being exploited in watering hole attacks. The patch is one of five bulletins expected next Tuesday.