Government officials in the Netherlands this week released a statement that actually calls for stronger encryption and rejects backdoors entirely.
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Crypto and security experts digging into the Juniper backdoor have determined that attackers have subverted an alleged NSA backdoor in the Dual_EC_DRBG algorithm used in NetScreen firewalls.
Oracle will be required to provide users with a mechanism to uninstall older and vulnerable versions of Java, following a settlement with the Federal Trade Commission.
The password protecting one of the two Juniper backdoors was published after it was discovered by researchers at Fox-IT and Rapid7.
Some Twitter users are being warned that their accounts may be involved in state-sponsored hacks.
FBI Director James Comey testified before a Senate committee that technology companies should consider changing their business models around encryption.
Moxie Marlinspike’s Open Whisper Systems released Signal Desktop, a desktop version of Signal end-to-end encrypted messaging application.
A Chinese APT gang is targeting Hong Kong media outlets with backdoors that connect to legitimate Dropbox accounts.
Details of a National Security Letter attachment were publicly shared, revealing the FBI covets not only telephone and Internet records, but also location data.
The Department of Education was told this week that its failed to heed repeated warnings that its systems contain multiple weaknesses.