Slashdot Items Tagged "encryption"

Date / Time Story
Friday May 26, 2017 @06:36PM 10 Years Later: FileZilla Adds Support For Master Password That Encrypts Your Logins
Tuesday May 23, 2017 @03:22PM Hackers Unlock Samsung Galaxy S8 With Fake Iris
Tuesday May 23, 2017 @09:52AM Microsoft Announces 'Windows 10 China Government Edition', Lets Country Use Its Own Encryption
Monday May 15, 2017 @01:59AM UK Group Fights Arrest Over Refusing To Surrender Passwords At The Border
Wednesday May 03, 2017 @06:12PM 'First Pirated Ultra HD Blu-Ray Disk' Appears Online
Saturday April 29, 2017 @12:17PM Encrypted WhatsApp Message Recovered From Westminster Terrorist's Phone
Wednesday April 19, 2017 @04:29PM Microsoft's Skype Is Most Used Messaging Service For Cyber Criminals, Study Finds
Friday April 07, 2017 @10:14PM Ransomware Asks For High Score Instead of Money
Tuesday April 04, 2017 @03:34PM Web Inventor Sir Tim Berners-Lee Slams UK and US Net Plans
Thursday March 30, 2017 @12:59PM Britain Wants Tech Firms to Tackle Extremism
Sunday March 26, 2017 @06:58PM After 20 Years, OpenSSL Will Change To Apache License 2.0, Seeks Past Contributors
Sunday March 26, 2017 @04:10PM London Terrorist Used WhatsApp, UK Calls For Backdoors
Thursday March 23, 2017 @04:01PM Feds: We're Pulling Data From 100 Phones Seized During Trump Inauguration
Saturday March 18, 2017 @12:06AM Some HTTPS Inspection Tools Actually Weaken Security
Friday March 17, 2017 @08:22PM Ask Slashdot: How Would You Implement Site-Wide File Encryption?
Monday March 13, 2017 @01:08AM What The CIA WikiLeaks Dump Tells Us: Encryption Works
Wednesday March 08, 2017 @10:10AM Hey CIA, You Held On To Security Flaw Information -- But Now It's Out. That's Not How It Should Work
Friday March 03, 2017 @08:02PM Google Open Sources Encrypted Email Extension For Chrome
Friday February 24, 2017 @10:20PM Are Your Slack Conversations Really Private and Secure?
Thursday February 23, 2017 @11:19PM Cloudflare Leaks Sensitive User Data Across the Web
Friday February 17, 2017 @08:32PM Researchers Discover Security Problems Under the Hood of Automobile Apps
Monday February 13, 2017 @04:19PM Ransomware Insurance Is Coming
Thursday February 09, 2017 @06:47PM Republicans Are Reportedly Using a Self-Destructing Message App To Avoid Leaks
Tuesday February 07, 2017 @12:25AM Dozens of Popular iOS Apps Vulnerable To Intercept of TLS-Protected Data
Monday January 30, 2017 @04:58PM Google Quietly Makes 'Optional' Web DRM Mandatory In Chrome
Monday January 30, 2017 @04:23PM Facebook's New Tool Looks To Replace Traditional Two-Factor Authentication
Tuesday January 24, 2017 @10:59AM Australia Plans Biometric Border Control
Friday January 20, 2017 @04:35PM Lavabit Is Relaunching
Saturday January 14, 2017 @12:15AM Tor Onion Browser's Creator Explains Free Version For iOS
Wednesday January 11, 2017 @06:15PM Buggy Domain Validation Forces GoDaddy To Revoke SSL Certificates
Wednesday January 04, 2017 @05:36PM 'Forza Horizon 3' Update Accidentally Published Unencrypted Build of the Game
Tuesday January 03, 2017 @05:12PM Koolova Ransomware Decrypts For Free If You Read Two Articles About Ransomware
Friday December 30, 2016 @09:29PM 2016 Saw A Massive Increase In Encrypted Web Traffic
Wednesday December 28, 2016 @04:53PM Destructive KillDisk Malware Turns Into Ransomware
Saturday December 24, 2016 @12:49PM US Congressional Committee Concludes Encryption Backdoors Won't Work
Friday December 23, 2016 @08:37PM U2F Security Keys May Be the World's Best Hope Against Account Takeovers
Friday December 23, 2016 @02:37PM Russian Authorities Are Trying To Unlock iPhone 4S From Russian Ambassador's Killer
Friday December 23, 2016 @03:55AM Leaked Files Reveal Scope of Cellebrite's Smartphone-Cracking Technology
Thursday December 22, 2016 @12:37PM Encrypted Messaging App Signal Uses Google To Bypass Censorship
Wednesday December 21, 2016 @07:34PM NIST Asks Public For Help With Quantum-Proof Cryptography
Tuesday December 20, 2016 @07:51PM Barnes & Noble's Latest Tablet Is Running Spyware From Shanghai
Tuesday December 20, 2016 @02:53PM Egypt Has Blocked Encrypted Messaging App Signal
Saturday December 17, 2016 @12:45AM Researcher Discovered An Easy Way To Bypass MacOS's File Encryption
Friday December 16, 2016 @09:41AM Evernote Reverses Course On Opt-out Privacy Policy That Would've Exposed Users' Content To Employees
Thursday December 15, 2016 @07:04PM A $300 Device Can Steal Mac FileVault2 Passwords
Wednesday December 14, 2016 @11:35AM 150 Filmmakers and Photojournalists Call On Nikon, Sony, and Canon To Build in Encryption
Friday December 09, 2016 @07:41PM Researchers Point Out 'Theoretical' Security Flaws In AMD's Upcoming Zen CPU
Saturday December 03, 2016 @12:36PM Encryption Backdoor Sneaks Into UK Law
Thursday December 01, 2016 @11:54PM Multiple Vulnerabilities In AirDroid Opens At Least 10 Million Android Users To MITM Attacks, Hijackings
Wednesday November 23, 2016 @05:50PM Telegram Launches Telegraph, An Anonymous Blogging Platform
Tuesday November 22, 2016 @05:32PM Hacker Explains How He Hacked Into Tel Aviv's Public Wi-Fi Network In Three Days
Friday November 18, 2016 @09:07PM New York's District Attorney: Roll Back Apple's iPhone Encryption
Wednesday November 16, 2016 @07:49PM A $5 Tool Called PoisonTap Can Hack Your Locked Computer In One Minute
Tuesday November 15, 2016 @05:50PM Cryptsetup Vulnerability Grants Root Shell Access On Some Linux Systems
Tuesday November 15, 2016 @12:18AM US Internet Firms Ask Trump To Support Encryption, Ease Regulations
Saturday November 05, 2016 @11:05PM User Forks FileZilla FTP Client After Getting Hacked
Friday November 04, 2016 @11:51PM New Software Remembers Everything Your Computer Has Ever Displayed
Wednesday November 02, 2016 @06:02PM LastPass On Mobile Is Now Free
Saturday October 29, 2016 @02:19PM New Attack Can Seize Control of Drones
Saturday October 29, 2016 @08:57AM US Bank Regulator Notifies Congress of Major Data Security Breach
Saturday October 29, 2016 @12:38AM Apple Shared User Data With Governments, Says WikiLeaks Email
Friday October 28, 2016 @11:20AM Google's AI Created Its Own Form of Encryption
Wednesday October 26, 2016 @01:23AM Nuclear Plants Leak Critical Alerts In Unencrypted Pager Messages
Saturday October 22, 2016 @09:50PM VeraCrypt Security Audit Reveals Many Flaws, Some Already Patched
Saturday October 15, 2016 @10:03PM Firefox Users Reach HTTPS Encryption Milestone
Thursday October 06, 2016 @08:24PM Tim Cook Defends Apple's Approach To Security: 'Encryption is Inherently Great'
Wednesday October 05, 2016 @12:47PM Encryption App Signal Wins Fight Against FBI Subpoena and Gag Order
Saturday September 17, 2016 @12:34AM How The FBI Might've Opened the San Bernardino Shooter's iPhone 5c
Sunday September 04, 2016 @11:43PM Whither Tor? Building the Next Generation of Anonymity Tools
Tuesday August 30, 2016 @04:15PM FBI Director Says Prolific Default Encryption Hurting Government Spying Efforts
Sunday August 28, 2016 @08:31PM How Security Experts Are Protecting Their Own Data
Sunday August 28, 2016 @01:25AM New Ransomware Poses As A Windows Update
Saturday August 27, 2016 @02:06PM New SWEET32 Crypto Attacks Speed Up Deprecation of 3DES, Blowfish
Thursday August 25, 2016 @05:34PM PSA: PlayStation Network Gets Two-Step Verification
Thursday August 25, 2016 @04:12PM Italy Quake Rescuers Ask Locals To Unlock Their Wi-Fi
Saturday August 20, 2016 @06:00PM How SSL/TLS Encryption Hides Malware
Saturday August 20, 2016 @01:26AM Computer Science Professor Mocks The NSA's Buggy Code
Thursday August 18, 2016 @06:31PM 'Smart' Electrical Socket Leaks Your Email Address, Can Launch DDoS Attacks
Tuesday August 16, 2016 @03:13PM Canada's Police Chiefs Want New Law To Compel People To Reveal Passwords
Monday August 15, 2016 @04:47PM Tim Cook: Privacy Is Worth Protecting
Monday August 15, 2016 @03:42PM Serious Flaws In iMessage Crypto Allow For Message Decryption
Monday August 15, 2016 @11:23AM EU Plans To Extend Some Telecom Rules To Web-Based Providers
Sunday August 14, 2016 @11:31PM Ask Slashdot: Are There Secure Alternatives To Skype?
Sunday August 14, 2016 @01:28PM Can We Avoid Government Surveillance By Leaving The Grid?
Sunday August 14, 2016 @12:25PM Under Fire, US Social Security Site Changes Security Policy Again
Saturday August 13, 2016 @09:20PM Cryptography Experts Say Apple Needs to Replace iMessage Encryption
Saturday August 13, 2016 @08:38PM Researchers Warn Linux Vendors About Cloud-Memory Hacking Trick
Saturday August 13, 2016 @07:59PM Should Cloud Vendors Decrypt Data For The Government?
Saturday August 13, 2016 @04:59PM America's NIST Seeks Public Comments on Cybersecurity and Cryptography
Friday August 12, 2016 @09:49PM Disable WPAD Now or Have Your Accounts Compromised, Researchers Warn
Thursday August 11, 2016 @07:17PM Tor Promises Not To Build Backdoors Into Its Services
Thursday August 11, 2016 @12:19PM France Says Fight Against Messaging Encryption Needs Worldwide Initiative
Wednesday August 10, 2016 @02:06PM Researchers Crack Microsoft Feature, Say Encryption Backdoors Similarly Crackable
Tuesday August 09, 2016 @05:15PM Microsoft Disables RC4 In Internet Explorer 11 and Edge
Sunday August 07, 2016 @05:44PM DOJ Official Tells 100 Federal Judges To Use Tor
Sunday August 07, 2016 @04:41PM Microsoft Researchers Reveal Remote Encryption-Bypassing 'Evil Butler' Exploit
Saturday August 06, 2016 @09:40PM GhostMail Closes in September, Leaves Users Searching For Secure Email Alternatives
Saturday August 06, 2016 @11:40AM Google Cloud Now Allows Customer-Generated Encryption
Saturday August 06, 2016 @10:52AM BBC To Deploy Detection Vans To Snoop On Internet Users
Wednesday August 03, 2016 @07:12PM Canada Wants To Keep Federal Data Within National Borders
Friday July 29, 2016 @10:51PM Cisco Finds $34 Million Ransomware Industry
Wednesday July 27, 2016 @02:53PM New York DA Wants Apple, Google To Roll Back Encryption
Monday July 25, 2016 @07:03PM NIST Prepares To Ban SMS-Based Two-Factor Authentication
Saturday July 23, 2016 @06:00PM Homeland Security Border Agents Can Seize Your Phone
Thursday July 21, 2016 @04:49PM Police 3D-Printed A Murder Victim's Finger To Unlock His Phone
Wednesday July 20, 2016 @06:53PM BlackBerry CEO 'Disturbed' By Apple's Hard Line On Encryption
Monday July 18, 2016 @05:52PM Ex Cardinal's Scouting Director Chris Correa Sentenced To 46 Months For Hacking Astros' Computer System
Saturday July 16, 2016 @05:35PM Juniper OS Flaw Allowed Forged Certificates
Saturday July 16, 2016 @11:20AM Encrypted DNA Storage Investigated by DOE Researchers
Friday July 15, 2016 @10:38AM UK Gov Says New Home Sec Will Have Powers To Ban End-to-end Encryption
Wednesday July 13, 2016 @09:05PM Windows Malware Poses As Ransomware, Just Deletes Victims' Files
Wednesday July 13, 2016 @12:11AM US Judge Throws Out Cell Phone 'Stingray' Evidence For The First Time
Tuesday July 12, 2016 @06:11PM Leaky Database Leaves Oklahoma Police, Bank Vulnerable To Intruders
Tuesday July 12, 2016 @05:55PM VPN Provider Removes Russian Presence After Servers Seized
Tuesday July 12, 2016 @01:59PM FBI Agent: Decrypting Data 'Fundamentally Alters' Evidence
Monday July 11, 2016 @04:41PM MIT Says Their Anonymity Network Is More Secure Than Tor
Friday July 08, 2016 @06:42PM Researchers Develop A Way To Stop Ransomware By Watching The Filesystem
Friday July 08, 2016 @11:12AM Facebook Messenger To Get End-To-End Encryption
Friday July 08, 2016 @04:08AM Putin Gives Federal Security Agents Two Weeks To Produce 'Encryption Keys' For The Internet
Saturday July 02, 2016 @11:40PM UN Council: Seriously, Nations, Stop Switching Off the Internet!
Friday July 01, 2016 @07:37PM Security Researcher Publishes How-To Guide To Crack Android Full Disk Encryption
Thursday June 30, 2016 @01:22AM US Efforts To Regulate Encryption Have Been Flawed, Government Report Finds
Saturday June 25, 2016 @06:18AM Snowden Finally Identified As Target of Investigation That Ended Lavabit
Friday June 24, 2016 @05:48PM NASCAR Team Pays Ransomware Fee To Recover Files Worth $2 Million
Friday June 24, 2016 @02:25PM Russia Lawmakers Pass Spying Law That Requires Encryption Backdoors, Call Surveillance
Wednesday June 22, 2016 @02:21PM Senate Rejects FBI Bid For Warrantless Access To Internet Browsing Histories
Wednesday June 22, 2016 @06:55AM Kernel of iOS 10 Preview Is Not Encrypted -- Nobody Knows Why
Tuesday June 21, 2016 @01:43AM Invoking Orlando, Senate Republicans Set Up Vote To Expand FBI Spying
Monday June 20, 2016 @06:31PM Russian Bill Requires Encryption Backdoors In All Messenger Apps
Monday June 20, 2016 @05:19PM Smartphone Users Are Paying For Their Own Surveillance
Friday June 17, 2016 @04:25PM Apple Explains Why iMessage Isn't Coming To Android
Friday June 17, 2016 @12:21PM Non-US Encryption Is 'Theoretical', Claims CIA Chief In Backdoor Debate
Tuesday June 14, 2016 @06:32PM Hacker Steals 45 Million Accounts From Hundreds of Car, Tech, Sports Forums
Saturday June 11, 2016 @04:42PM Twitter Denies Breach of 32 Million Accounts
Saturday June 11, 2016 @11:19AM Thousands of Email Addresses Accidentally Disclosed By Let's Encrypt
Saturday June 11, 2016 @08:47AM Bitdefender Finds 'Hypervisor Wiretap' For Reading TLS-Encrypted Communications
Friday June 10, 2016 @03:49PM Facebook Developers Can See Private Links Shared Through Messenger
Thursday June 09, 2016 @12:02PM BlackBerry Hands Over User Data To Help Police 'Kick Ass,' Insider Says
Wednesday June 08, 2016 @04:28PM Belgium Tops List Of Nations Most Vulnerable To Hacking
Monday June 06, 2016 @06:52PM Drive-By Exploits Pushing Ransomware Now Able To Bypass Microsoft EMET
Saturday June 04, 2016 @06:07PM New Attack Extracts Cryptographic Keys From a Computer's Emanated Sounds
Saturday June 04, 2016 @05:07PM RSA Keys Can Be Harvested With Microphones
Tuesday May 31, 2016 @11:54PM Sirin Labs Launches Solarin, a $14,000 Privacy-Focused Smartphone
Monday May 30, 2016 @04:34PM Iran Forces Messaging Apps To Move Data To Iranian Servers
Sunday May 29, 2016 @11:31PM WWII Code-Breaker Dies At Age 95
Friday May 27, 2016 @08:50PM Feinstein-Burr Encryption Legislation Is Dead In The Water
Wednesday May 25, 2016 @07:07PM Tor to Use Never-Before-Seen Distributed RNG to Generate Better Random Numbers
Saturday May 21, 2016 @08:57PM Student Exposes Bad Police Encryption, Gets Suspended Sentence
Thursday May 19, 2016 @02:08PM Don't Use Google Allo
Tuesday May 17, 2016 @09:47AM Apple, Microsoft and Other US Tech Companies Undergoing 'Security Reviews' in China
Monday May 16, 2016 @05:12PM The Intercept Releases First Batch Of New Docs Leaked By Snowden
Saturday May 14, 2016 @12:50AM EFF Announces Certbot Client For Let's Encrypt
Thursday May 12, 2016 @05:38PM Wire Drops Lawsuit Alleging Extortion from Signal Co-Founder
Wednesday May 11, 2016 @08:10PM FBI Has Sights On Larger Battle Over Encryption After Apple Feud
Tuesday May 10, 2016 @03:32PM British Hacker Love Wins Court Battle Over Encryption Keys
Tuesday May 03, 2016 @09:51AM Ubuntu Founder Pledges No Back Doors In Linux
Monday May 02, 2016 @01:55PM Without Encryption, Everything Stops, Says Snowden
Friday April 29, 2016 @02:49PM FBI Bought $1M iPhone 5C Hack, But Doesn't Know How It Works
Thursday April 28, 2016 @03:54PM Top Security Experts Say Anti-Encryption Bill Authors Are 'Woefully Ignorant'
Thursday April 28, 2016 @03:35AM Child Porn Suspect Jailed Indefinitely For Refusing To Decrypt Hard Drives
Tuesday April 26, 2016 @10:25PM A Complete Guide To The New 'Crypto Wars'
Tuesday April 26, 2016 @06:49PM Millions Of Waze Users Can Have Their Movements Tracked By Hackers
Tuesday April 26, 2016 @04:19PM FBI Director Suggests iPhone Hacking Method May Remain Secret
Monday April 25, 2016 @02:04PM US Begins Dropping 'Cyberbombs' On ISIS
Monday April 25, 2016 @01:36PM US Wants Its Own Secure and Self-Destructing Messaging App -- And It's Willing to Pay
Saturday April 23, 2016 @04:48PM From Uber To Eric Schmidt, Tech Is Closer To the US Government Than You'd Think
Saturday April 23, 2016 @12:48PM Dutch Police Seize Encrypted Communication Network With 19,000 Users
Thursday April 21, 2016 @03:56PM FBI Paid More Than $1 Million For San Bernardino 'Hack'
Tuesday April 19, 2016 @06:35PM EFF Sues DOJ For Access To Secret Court Orders On Decryption
Tuesday April 19, 2016 @05:19PM Viber Update Brings End-To-End Encryption and Hidden Chats
Tuesday April 19, 2016 @04:36PM FBI Tells Congress It Needs Hackers To Keep Up With Tech Company Encryption
Tuesday April 19, 2016 @02:09PM Apple Refused China Request For Source Code In Last Two Years: Lawyer
Monday April 18, 2016 @01:33PM BlackBerry Comments on Canadian Police Eavesdropping Report
Friday April 15, 2016 @04:29PM US Anti-Encryption Law Is So 'Braindead' It Will Outlaw File Compression
Thursday April 14, 2016 @10:19AM FBI Tried To Defeat Encryption 10 Years Ago, Files Show
Thursday April 14, 2016 @10:13AM FBI Couldn't Tell Apple What Hack It Used, Even If It Wanted To
Wednesday April 13, 2016 @11:51PM Burr-Feinstein Anti-Encryption Bill Is Officially Released
Wednesday April 13, 2016 @08:48AM FBI Paid Professional Hackers One-Time Fee To Crack San Bernardino iPhone
Tuesday April 12, 2016 @08:13PM Facebook's Account Kit Login System Works Via Phone Numbers, No Passwords Needed
Tuesday April 12, 2016 @05:40PM Jigsaw Ransomware Deletes Your Files If You Don't Pay Or When You Reboot Your PC
Monday April 11, 2016 @02:35PM Experts Crack Petya Ransomware, Enable Hard Drive Decryption For Free
Friday April 08, 2016 @04:02PM Apple Won't Sue FBI To Reveal Hack Used To Unlock Seized iPhone
Friday April 08, 2016 @03:28PM WordPress.com Enables HTTPS Encryption For All Websites
Friday April 08, 2016 @03:02PM Apple's Fight With US Over Privacy Enters a New Round
Friday April 08, 2016 @01:03PM Dark Web Mapping Reveals That Half of the Content Is Legal
Thursday April 07, 2016 @06:53PM White House Declines To Support Bill That Would Let Judges Order Tech Companies To Break Encryption
Thursday April 07, 2016 @04:19PM FBI Director Says Unlocking Method Won't Work On Newer iPhones
Wednesday April 06, 2016 @06:56PM FBI Telling Congress How It Hacked iPhone
Wednesday April 06, 2016 @03:29PM Top FBI Attorney Worried About WhatsApp Encryption
Tuesday April 05, 2016 @06:20PM Magic Kinder Android App Lets Strangers Send Images, Videos To Your Kids
Tuesday April 05, 2016 @01:13PM WhatsApp Enables End-To-End Encryption For All Forms of Communications By Default
Monday April 04, 2016 @06:27PM TSA Paid $1.4 Million For Randomizer App That Chooses Left Or Right
Monday April 04, 2016 @05:17PM Turkish Citizenship Database Allegedly Leaked Online
Monday April 04, 2016 @04:53PM Taliban App's Publication Points To Holes In Google's App Review Process
Monday April 04, 2016 @07:42AM FBI Wants To Access Terror Suspect's Skype Records
Sunday April 03, 2016 @10:22AM FBI Tells Local Law Enforcement It Will Help Unlock Phones
Saturday April 02, 2016 @11:52AM Grieving Father is Begging Apple to Unlock His Dead Son's iPhone
Friday April 01, 2016 @07:05PM $40 Hardware Is Enough To Hack $28,000 Police Drones From 2km Away
Friday April 01, 2016 @11:50AM Egypt Blocked Facebook Free Basics For Not Letting It Spy On Users
Thursday March 31, 2016 @09:21PM PHP, Python and Google Go Fail To Detect Revoked TLS Certificates