Researchers are keeping close tabs on a new ransomware strain called Spora that offers victims unique payment options.
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Things are about to get a lot safer on the internet with SHA-2, but there is plenty of work still to be done when it comes to SHA-1 deprecation.
A chorus of security experts say allegations WhatsApp’s end-to-end messaging platform has a backdoor are wrong and explain why reports making the claim are false.
Claims of a security hole in WhatsApp’s messenger app were shot down by WhatsApp, which called the allegations false.
Google has taken a big step toward simplifying public key lookups at Internet scale with the release to open source on Thursday of Key Transparency.
A bug in GoDaddy’s domain validation process forced the registrar to revoke SSL certificates and reissue certs for more than 6,000 customers.
Threatpost writers recap 2016’s biggest news stories, including the proliferation of IoT botnets, ransomware, the FBI vs. Apple story, and more.
Apple extended the deadline of Dec. 31 for developers adopt App Transport Security standards for applications submitted to the App Store.
NIST has made a public plea for submissions for new crypto algorithms that can stand up against quantum computing and protect data.
German industrial giant Siemens has provided a firmware update addressing software vulnerabilities that are found in a popular line of its Desigo PX industrial control hardware.