The United States and Canada issued a joint advisory on the threat posed by crypto-ransomware.
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Hackers are escalating recent attacks against hospitals with new stains of server-side ransomware whose most recent variants are dubbed SamSam and Maktub.
The FBI has cracked the encryption on the San Bernardino shooter’s iPhone and told the court it no longer needs Apple’s help.
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.