Academics studying 283 Android VPN apps quantified a number of problems associated with native platform support for VPN clients through the BIND_VPN_SERVICE.
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The Star Wars Twitter botnet, the return of Lavabit, a critical Cisco Webex flaw, and the St. Louis Library ransomware story are discussed.
President Trump’s attorney general pick Jeff Sessions says law enforcement should be able to “overcome” encryption in criminal investigations.
Lavabit, the secure email provider that suspended operations back in 2013 after the US government asked for its users SSL keys, relaunched Friday under a new architecture.
Researchers from the University College London have found a Twitter botnet of 350,000 bots that has been dormant since shortly after the accounts were registered.
Mozilla released its first Internet Health Report, examining the dangers of over-sharing eroding privacy, and the security of connected devices.
A coalition of researchers and cryptographers are urging the Guardian to retract a story it published last week which suggested the encrypted messaging app WhatsApp contained a backdoor.
Encrypted email service ProtonMail announced early Thursday that it had added its own Tor hidden service.
Facebook dismisses a researcher who says multimedia content sent via Facebook Messenger can be intercepted by a third party under certain conditions.
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.