This Month in SSL: March 2015

Here is our latest news roundup of articles about network and SSL security. Click here to see the whole series. SSL & Encryption News NCC Group Cryptography Services along with the Linux Foundation will be conducting the first public security audit of OpenSSL. The audit is expected to take a few months, and the result […]

This Month in SSL: February 2015

Here is our latest news roundup of articles about network and SSL security. Click here to see the whole series. SSL & Encryption News New CA/B Forum Baseline Requirements make it so Certificate Authorities can only issue certificates with validity periods up to 39 months starting on April 1. The final touches are being put […]

This Month in SSL: January 2015

Here is our latest news roundup of articles about network and SSL security. Click here to see the whole series. SSL & Encryption News Google Chrome 40 was released on January 23, which means we’re only one version away from the deprecation of SHA-1 which is scheduled for version 41. Mozilla Firefox announced that they […]

This Week in SSL – The NY Times and HTTPS, PayPal disabling SSLv3, and IE Considering Public-Key Pinning

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. […]

This Week in SSL – Gmail’s Malware Accounts, FBI Phishing, Perma-Cookies, and Brazil’s New Internet

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 […]

This Week in SSL – Zero Day Windows Exploit, Chinese Hack iCloud, and Details on the JPMorgan Hack

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 […]

This Week in SSL – ISPs Tampering with Encryption, SnapSave Hack, and POODLE

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 Week in SSL – JPMorgan Spear Phishing, Patching USBs, and Xbox Tech Stolen

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 Week in SSL – Smartphone Encryption Fight, Mitnick’s Zero Day Exploits, Shellshock, USB Malware, and BERserk

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 […]

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