Mozilla has pushed a feature in Firefox live that allows Firefox web browsers to block certain page elements while browsing privately.
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The Going Dark encryption debate resurfaced at the Advanced Cyber Security Center annual conference, and the government’s stance hasn’t changed much.
Researchers at mobile security firm Lookout have found a new strain of adware, Shuanet, spreading via Trojanized Android apps that roots mobile devices.
A vulnerability in a network that processes genomic data could pave the way to some global genomic databases being hacked.
A researcher challenges a conclusion in a recent academic paper on weak Diffie-Hellman implementations that claims 66 percent of IPsec VPN connections are at risk.
Yahoo has hired former Twitter and Rapid7 security executive Bob Lord as its new CISO, taking over for Alex Stamos, who this summer left Yahoo for Facebook.
TalkTalk CEO Dido Harding said someone purporting to be the hackers who attacked the U.K. telecom demanded a ransom to keep them from publishing the stolen data.
The NSA is moving away from Elliptic Curve Cryptography, and cryptographers aren’t buying their reasoning that advances in post quantum computing put ECC in jeopardy.
Google said it will move gmail.com to a policy of rejecting any messages that don’t pass the authentication checks spelled out in the DMARC specification.
Let’s Encrypt hit a milestone last night when it received the cross-signatures necessary to render its beta-and free-certificates trusted by all browsers.