Apple has hired cryptography pioneer Jon Callas for a third time. Callas, who previously at Apple helped design and implement encryption systems for Macs, was most recently at Silent Circle.
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Microsoft warns of new technique to distribute macro malware that can evade standard virus detection, according to security experts.
Mike Mimoso and Chris Brook discuss the news of the week, including a big LinkedIn breach, TeslaCrypt closing up shop, and a breakthrough in random number generation. The two also recap this week’s Source Conference in Boston.
Google announced this week that it will begin to disable SSLv3 and RC4 a month from now, on June 16.
Two University of Texas academics have made what some experts believe is a breakthrough in random number generation that could have longstanding implications for cryptography and computer security.
Two-year-old Bucbi ransomware is making a comeback with new capabilities added, transforming the simple malware into Swiss Army Knife for cyber crime.
A major online casino ran headfirst into a ransomware infection and learned about how simple mistakes can lead to complicated problems.
On Tuesday Google flipped the switch on default HTTPS support for its blog publishing service Blogspot, upping the security ante for millions of its bloggers.
A new CII Best Practices Badge program will help companies, interested in adopting open source technologies evaluate projects based on security, quality and stability.
The latest batch of OpenSSL security patches were released today, with a pair of high-severity issues and four low-severity issues addressed in OpenSSL 1.0.1t and OpenSSL 1.0.2h.