Encryption


Threatpost News Wrap, July 8, 2016

Mike Mimoso, Tom Spring and Chris Brook discuss the news of the week, including all things Android: the crypto weakness, the full disk encryption bypass, and new malware, Hummingbad, which impacts the mobile operating system. The three also discuss the TP-Link router fiasco.


At last week’s Apple Worldwide Developer Conference, Apple announced some security upgrades around Gatekeeper and a new filesystem that includes native support for encryption. Mac hacker Patrick Wardle, director of research at Synack, explains whether this a big deal and how the upgrades address some problems he’d disclosed to Apple.

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