Google recently patched a lockscreen bypass in its Android-based Nexus phones that was discovered and reported by the University of Texas Information Security Office.
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Let’s Encrypt hit a major milestone today when its first free and automated cert went live.
The Tor Project recently started a program to help libraries install Tor relays as a way to protect the privacy of patrons and other Internet users. The program didn’t get too far, however, as the first library to install a relay had to turn it off after town police officials were contacted by Department of Homeland[…]
A panel discussion at the Security of Things Forum debated the need for regulation to ensure the security and privacy of connected devices.
Dennis Fisher talks with Jessy Irwin of 1Password about her path into the security world, the many security challenges in the education sector, the password-security problem, and security jewelry.
A number of TLS software implementations contain vulnerabilities that allow hackers with minimal computational expense to learn RSA keys.
The Department of Justice has established a new policy that requires federal law enforcement agents–and state and local agencies working with the department–to obtain search warrants in order to use Stingray devices.
Millions of government workers whose information was implicated in this year’s expansive Office of Personnel Management hack still haven’t been notified, the agency revealed this week.
A federal appeals court has sent back to a lower court an appeal in a lawsuit about the way companies are allowed to publicize information about National Security Letters they receive. The appeal consolidates three separate actions against the Attorney General that question whether the government’s restrictions on how companies can talk about NSLs violates the[…]
U.S. businesses are losing millions in fraudulent wire transfers that have their root in email compromises of accounts belonging to top executives.