WhatsApp said that claims that infiltrators can add themselves to an encrypted group chat without being noticed is incorrect.
Browsing Tag: Encryption
The U.S. Customs and Border Patrol announced new restrictions on when agents can copy data from digital devices at border crossing points.
Vietnamese security company Bkav says it has built a proof-of-concept mask that fools Apple’s Face ID technology.
The FBI cannot access a cellphone belonging to the dead suspect in Sunday’s Texas shooting, a situation that could reignite the government’s debate over encryption.
The DUHK Attack leverages a 20-year-old random number generator flaw to recover private keys. More pertinent, researchers said, is that the flaw exposes gaps in the FIPS certification process.
Google, through Google Domains, operates many TLDs, and this week said it would begin enforcing HSTS on those TLDs. HSTS forces secure client connections over HTTPS.
Signal is testing out a new private contact discovery service that will let the app determine if a user has Signal contacts in their address book, but forbid its servers from accessing the users’ address book.
Adobe suffered at a minimum a PR black eye on Friday when one of its private PGP keys was inadvertently published to its Product Incident Security Response Team (PSIRT) blog.
Leading certificate authority Let’s Encrypt is facing criticism that its rapid growth and eagerness to encrypt internet communications is happening at a cost.