Government officials in the Netherlands this week released a statement that actually calls for stronger encryption and rejects backdoors entirely.
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Google announce it would, by default, begin giving HTTPS preference in search engine rankings.
Facebook is at odds with a security researcher over a number of Instagram vulnerabilities that allowed the researcher to access SSL and other private keys, as well as user and employee data.
Thirteen million MacKeeper user records were found in a publicly accessible database.
Some Twitter users are being warned that their accounts may be involved in state-sponsored hacks.
Moxie Marlinspike’s Open Whisper Systems released Signal Desktop, a desktop version of Signal end-to-end encrypted messaging application.
Details of a National Security Letter attachment were publicly shared, revealing the FBI covets not only telephone and Internet records, but also location data.
UPDATE Electronics company VTech, perhaps best known for manufacturing children’s toys, announced Monday that information on five million accounts were compromised in a breach this month. A new report claims that chat logs, audio recordings, and parent and children headshots were also leaked.
A vulnerability reported to United Airlines that could have been exploited to manipulate flight reservations and customer data sat unpatched for almost six months before it was fixed.
Two more self-signed root certificates and corresponding private keys were found on Dell computers.