The shamelessness of ransomware pushers knows no bounds. After encrypting people's files and then holding them to ransom, they portray themselves as service providers offering technical support and discounts to their "customers."
U.S. lawmakers are skeptical of an FBI request for Congress to mandate encryption workarounds in smartphones, with critics saying Wednesday that back doors would create new vulnerabilities that bad guys can exploit.
The essence of security is not trusting that people will do the right thing. Firewalls, deadbolts and armed guards exist to slow down or stop bad guys, not to encourage good acts from good guys. With that in mind, let's look at how...
Publicly accessible websites and services of U.S. government agencies will have to move to HTTPS encryption within two years to meet the government's objective of offering these sites and Web services over a secure connection.
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What if the key to your house was shared with 28,000 other homes? That's essentially what researchers with Royal Holloway of the University of London discovered while scanning the Internet to see how many servers and devices are still...
Yahoo released the source code for a plugin that will enable end-to-end encryption of email messages, a planned data-security improvement prompted by disclosures of U.S. National Security Agency snooping.