A major online casino ran headfirst into a ransomware infection and learned about how simple mistakes can lead to complicated problems.
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On Tuesday Google flipped the switch on default HTTPS support for its blog publishing service Blogspot, upping the security ante for millions of its bloggers.
A new CII Best Practices Badge program will help companies, interested in adopting open source technologies evaluate projects based on security, quality and stability.
The latest batch of OpenSSL security patches were released today, with a pair of high-severity issues and four low-severity issues addressed in OpenSSL 1.0.1t and OpenSSL 1.0.2h.
Microsoft said that with the release of the Windows 10 Anniversary Update this summer, its IE and Edge browsers would no longer display the lock icon for websites using SHA-1 signed certificates.
In a vote of 419-0, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Email Privacy Act on Wednesday that would require the government to obtain a warrant in order to access digital communications stored in the cloud.
The digital gaming platform Steam was quick to patch a cryptographic issue in the client recently that could have allowed an attacker to read sensitive information sent over its network, take over an account, or view plain-text passwords.
Was the Federal Bureau of Investigation justified in paying over $1.3 million for a hacking tool that opened the iPhone 5c of San Bernardino terrorist?
Mike Mimoso and Chris Brook discuss the news of the week, including BlackBerry CEO’s stance on lawful access principles, the FBI/Apple hearing, Viber adding end-to-end crypto, Teslacrypt, and more.
Messaging platform firm Viber is adding end-to-end encryption to 711 million of its users, becoming the latest tech firm to embrace encryption on a massive scale.