Mike Mimoso, Tom Spring, and Chris Brook discuss security-wise what they hope will and won’t change under a Trump presidency, then discuss the news of the week, including SHA-1 deprecation, Carbanak’s return, and the WhatsApp “backdoor” debacle.
Browsing Tag: Privacy
Things are about to get a lot safer on the internet with SHA-2, but there is plenty of work still to be done when it comes to SHA-1 deprecation.
New rules signed by the president last week change the way the NSA is able to share raw intelligence data with other intelligence community agencies.
Security researcher and activist Claudio Guarnieri talks to Mike Mimoso about a new project announced last week at the Chaos Communication Congress called Security Without Borders.
Details have surfaced on another patched Flash Player flaw that is a potential privacy nightmare.
A sandboxed alpha version of the Tor Browser was released over the weekend and while there are still some rough edges and bugs, it could be a step toward protecting Tor users from recent de-anonymization exploits.
EFF is dismayed by the cavalier attitude by law enforcement over warrantless searches of trillions of phone records and its refusal to turn over documents.
Mozilla released a new version of Firefox on Wednesday to address a zero day vulnerability that was actively being exploited to de-anonymize Tor Browser users.
Vulnerabilities in UberCENTRAL, a portal used by businesses to facilitate rides, could have leaked the names, phone numbers, email addresses, and unique IDs.
A lobbying organization sent a letter to President-Elect Donald Trump, asking him to support the expansion of strong encryption and reform government surveillance activities.