Encryption News, Articles and Updates
Building a culture of cybersecurity within enterprises is essential in today's fast-paced world of online transactions.
Researchers have found a way to place backdoors in the cryptographic keys that protect websites, virtual private networks and internet servers.
To comply with a directive from the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court to dig through all of its customers' email, Yahoo customized an already existing technology intended to search for child porn and spam.
In their new white paper "Great Crypto Failures," Check Point Software Technologies researchers Ben Herzog and Yaniv Balmas poke fun of common malware encryption errors, and explain why some cybercriminals fail to master the art of encryption.
Facebook Messenger quietly added the opt-in option to use encrypted messages in its latest update.
A recently discovered ransomware program known as Polyglot tries very hard to imitate the menacing cryptor CTB-Locker, but ultimately falls short in its encryption strength and can be defeated, according to Kaspersky Lab.
Those victims targeted over the past year by the ransomware as a service named Encryptor RaaS may be at a loss to ever recover their encrypted files.
The version of Allo that Google released on Wednesday will indefinitely store messages until they are manually deleted by the user.
Citrix is advising customers not to fret over recent research stating that 64-bit block ciphers in cryptographic protocols are susceptible to a so-called birthday attack - noting that multiple difficult conditions must be met for such a technique to be effective.
An outcome of the growing use of encryption technology to keep network data safe is an increase in cyber-attacks.
Creators of the rival Petya and Mischa ransomware programmes have leaked the private keys of Chimera ransomware.
Brazilian Judge Daniel Barbosa's order threatened telecommunications companies Oi, Nextel, TIM and Vivo e Claro with fines of about $15,000 daily if they didn't block WhatsApp, which is used by 93 percent of Brazilians.
Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton told a crowd in Cleveland that she would push tech companies to cooperate with government requests for help in tracking and identifying terrorists and foiling their plots.
Apple did the right thing by rebuffing the FBI's attempt to get it to crack an iPhone 5c and tech companies that don't show similar backbone might find potential customers hesitant to purchase their products.
Apple and the FBI squared off Tuesday before the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigation of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
Lawmakers shot down California legislation seeking to coerce smartphone decryption by imposing a $2,500 penalty.
President Obama said he is "on the civil liberties side" when asked about the Apple vs. FBI rift.
Amazon warned customers that it had disabled storage encryption on Fire OS version 5 tablets and Kindles.
The RSA cryptographers' panel was the occasion Tuesday for the announcement of the winners of the annual ACM AM Turing Award.
Organizations may be transferring sensitive data to the cloud more frequently, but they still widely lack a consistently applied encryption strategy, with only one third claiming such an enterprise-wide plan, according to a recent study.
Dell's new threat report adds further evidence to support the observation that attackers are increasingly hiding activity within HTTPS.
A flaw in TeslaCrypt's encryption key storage algorithm - since fixed in version 3.0 - lets the trojan's victims retrieve their files, according to a report in Bleepingcomputer.com.
Sen. Richard Burr (R-NC) and Cindy Cohn, executive director of the Electronic Frontier Foundation, went head to head over the weekend over the issue of encryption.
Let's Encrypt, an initiative of the Internet Security Research Group, has opened its free-of-charge digital certificate store to all.
Texas based CryptoPeak Solutions has sued nearly 70 high-profile companies for using encryption on websites.
By upholding three claims against Coca-Cola, a U.S. District Court in Pennsylvania lets a class action lawsuit stemming from a 2014 breach move forward.
It's time for a dramatic reimagining of how companies approach security.
Apple just recently began encrypting its user iCloud messages that are sent to third-party providers.
The first privacy-driven mobile device is shipping to pre-order customers now and will begin accepting additional orders later this year.
Kaspersky Lab experts who drove around Sao Paolo to assess the security of available Wi-Fi networks found that at least 26 percent have no encryption.