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YOUR next mobile phone might be quantum. The first pocket-sized quantum cryptography device, created in collaboration with Nokia, could send completely secure messages using scaled-down technology.
On Monday, after seven months of discussion and planning , the first-phase of a two-part audit of TrueCrypt was released .
Security experts acknowledge that open source is the best model for crypto, so how do we drive improvements to the model for creating security-critical infrastructure? I've spent the last week considering the data and opinions concerning the Heartbleed bug that was found in the widely used OpenSSL cryptography library.
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The Web infrastructure company's patch was supposed to have handled the problem.
There's a hole in the Internet where all your passwords could be sucked out at any moment, along with your confidential information and perhaps your bank account.
In case you missed it, the recent Windows 8.1 Update update adds four new ciphersuites and changes the ciphersuite order to prefer algorithms that offer Perfect-Forward-Secrecy.
Hash: SHA1 ESA-2012-032: RSA BSAFE Micro Edition Suite Security Update for BEAST attacks EMC Identifier: ESA-2012-032 CVE Identifier: CVE-2011-3389 Severity Rating: CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.3 Affected Products: All versions of RSA BSAFE Micro Edition Suite except 4.0.5 and 3.2.6, all platforms Unaffected Products: RSA BSAFE MES 4.0.5, 3.2.6 Summary: ... (more)
A new article by Michael Riley at Bloomberg makes an explosive allegation. According to "two people familiar with the matter," the NSA has known about the crippling 'Heartbleed' bug that compromises one of the core Internet security standards for at least two years.
First of all, the BBB says to make your passwords "long and strong." Combine capital and lowercase letters, along with numbers and symbols.
Of Heartbleed: "There's a huge new effort by researchers to look for exactly this kind of thing.
Heartbleed is a bug in the code used for making communications secure on more than two-thirds of active websites on the internet, as well as email and chat servers and virtual private networks.
The Heartbleed Bug, a flaw in OpenSSL that would let attackers eavesdrop on Web, e-mail and some VPN communications, is a vulnerability that can be found not just in servers using it but also in network gear from Cisco and Juniper Networks.