Mike Mimoso and Chris Brook recap the news of the week, including the Badlock bust, encryption legislation, and cryptoworm ransomware. Mike also discusses last week’s Infiltrate Con.
Browsing Category: Privacy
While civil liberties advocates celebrate the defeat of California bill AB 1681, they caution that the fight to protect encryption from government regulation is not over.
Atmos banking malware has perilous pedigree that includes Citadel and ZeuS.
Security and privacy advocates, along with IT business leaders, slam the Burr-Feinstein bill as misguided and detrimental to encryption.
WordPress announced that all custom domains hosted on WordPress.com will have HTTPS turned on for free.
Juniper Networks hopes to remove any clouds of uncertainty that its networking gear might still have a backdoor that could allow governments or hackers to snoop on traffic running through its hardware.
Researchers discovered a Mac OS X variant of the Windows-based Pirrit adware that creates a proxy server on infected Mac computers and injects ads into webpages.
FBI Director James Comey discussed the scope of the tool they used to break the iPhone 5C and challenged the concept of absolute privacy in a talk Wednesday.
Security experts cheer WhatsApp for making end-to-end encryption available to one billion consumers, but say more work needs to be done to protect digital communications.
Turkey’s communications minister is denying reports this week that the personally identifiable information of 50 million of the country’s citizens has been leaked online.