Here is our latest news roundup of articles about network and SSL security. The New York Times Is Embracing HTTPS In a blog post this week, Rajiv Pant (CTO of the NY Times) co-authored a blog post about the benefits and challenges of HTTPS. Pant’s HTTPS benefits include better security, privacy, and improved SEO rankings. […]
Healthcare records and medical data theft are up 8.9% since 2012, accounting for 43.8% of the total data breaches in 2013.
Here is our latest news roundup of informative articles about network and SSL security. Hackers Are Using Gmail Drafts to Update Their Malware and Steal Data A communication technique long used by everyone from adulterers to terrorists has now been co-opted by hackers. This article by Andy Greenberg of Wired reports on the technique, wherein […]
Here is this week’s roundup of interesting news articles about SSL and network security. Microsoft warns of Windows zero-day; hackers serve exploits in PowerPoint files As reported by ComputerWorld’s Gregg Keizer, Microsoft issued a warning this week that hackers are using a zero day exploit to send infected PowerPoint documents as email attachments. The vulnerability […]
We selected the following articles as some of the more interesting pieces of news on the subject of SSL and network security this week. Revealed: ISPs Already Violating Net Neutrality To Block Encryption And Make Everyone Less Safe Online On Techdirt, Mike Masnick reports on evidence that not only are broadband ISPs throttling Netflix to […]
The recent SSLv3 protocol “POODLE” vulnerability does not affect SSL Certificates, but system administrators should disable SSLv3 on all servers.
Here is a recap of the major news stories this week on the topic of SSL and network security. JPMorgan Bracing For ‘Spear Phishing’ Campaign Elizabeth MacDonald of Fox Business reports that “JPMorgan Chase officials are bracing for a massive spear phishing campaign launched by cyber thieves who broke into the bank’s servers in the […]
This post examines some of the more popular articles on the web this week discussing SSL and network security. U.S. Law Enforcement Seeks to Halt Apple-Google Encryption of Mobile Data As reported last week, Google and Apple have decided to begin allowing their smartphone users to encrypt all of their data, making it inaccessible to […]
This week’s tip is about not ignoring security warnings—especially those for SHA-1.