The FBI has cracked the encryption on the San Bernardino shooter’s iPhone and told the court it no longer needs Apple’s help.
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The Petya ransomware encrypts a compromised computer’s master file table.
Threatpost Editor in Chief Mike Mimoso talks to crypto pioneer and security expert Bruce Schneier of Resilient Systems about the early days of the RSA Conference, the integration of privacy and security, and the current FBI-Apple debate over encryption and surveillance.
Thousands of serial servers connected to the internet aren’t password protected and lack encryption, leaving any data that transfers between them and devices they’re connected to open to snooping, experts warn.
Last week’s OpenSSH security update warrants a close look for users who re-enable X11Forwarding in OpenSSH.
Former counterterrorism chief Richard A. Clarke told NPR questioned the FBI’s motivations in its debate against Apple over unlocking a terrorist’s iPhone.
A New York Times report posits that the popular instant messaging platform WhatsApp may be the next technology company to find itself in the crosshairs of the Department of Justice and its war on crypto.
Mike Mimoso and Chris Brook discuss the week in news, including how Amazon is backtracking on encryption when it comes to their devices, a new set of alleged passcode bypasses for iOS, and the new OS X ransomware KeRanger.
The Justice Department took off the gloves in its latest volley against Apple and its refusal to comply with a court order to unlock a terrorist’s iPhone.