FBI Director James Comey brought the encryption debate back to the forefront by asking for a 'nuanced and thoughtful' conversation on the topic before there is a serious attack.
Symantec certificate authority cries foul as Google considers severe options for the company's alleged mis-issuance of as many as 30,000 digital certificates.
News roundup: Cisco fixes a Vault 7 flaw unaided, despite WikiLeaks' pledge to work with vendors. Plus, LastPass flaws leak user data; Apple held hostage by hackers; and more.
Research shows DV certificates can be a prime target for phishing and malware operators, but experts are unsure how certificate authorities should deal with the issue.
WikiLeaks reportedly made demands of vendors at risk from the Vault 7 CIA hacks, but without knowing what the requirements are, experts are unsure how to react.
The Department of Justice indicted suspects in the 2014 Yahoo breach, but experts are unsure if this will prove to be an effective hacker deterrent moving forward.
Although minting authentication cookies is not widely understood, the Yahoo hacker indictments has brought it to the forefront and shown it can be very dangerous.
News roundup: An Apache Struts vulnerability is still being exploited, despite being patched. Plus, WhatsApp and Telegram release patches; Assange contacts Microsoft; and more.
The U.S. Department of Justice indicted four men -- including two Russian Federal Security Service officers -- accused of being the Yahoo hackers, but only one person was arrested.
After its cancelled February Patch Tuesday, Microsoft's March 2017 Patch Tuesday includes nine critical Windows security bulletins targeting remote code execution flaws.
Security researchers found Android ransomware and malware pre-installed on popular devices, putting users at risk for information theft, tracking and more.
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Essential Guide: Windows XP security after end of updates for XP SearchSecurity.com | 08 Apr 2014
Learn about security implications of the April 2014 Windows XP end-of-life date and the end of XP security updates, plus planning an XP migration.