What organizations need to know when it comes to implementing encryption, the function of encryption, and how failing to encrypt data can lead to compromise.
After years of hinting it would do so, Google finally began marking HTTP pages that collect information as "Not Secure" in Chrome this week.
Apple made it trickier for anyone looking to download the contents of an iOS device this week with a new feature that prevents USB accessories from communicating with devices that haven't been unlocked in an hour.
A massive marketing firm data leak, a new data privacy bill in California, and more. Catch up on the week's infosec news with this roundup!
A bipartisan bill, the ENCRYPT Act, has resurfaced in the House of Representatives this week. The legislation would block states and governments from compelling companies to weaken encryption with a backdoor.
A set of vulnerabilities dubbed "EFAIL" affect encryption standards like PGP and S/MIME and could reveal the plaintext of encrypted emails sent in the past.
Amazon followed in Google's footsteps this week in banning domain fronting, a technique that allows app and site developers to evade censorship.
Researchers said Tuesday the app was vulnerable to a right-to-left override attack, something which let attackers trick unsuspecting users into installing malware.
Christoper Wray, who was confirmed as the new FBI Director in August, said last week the concept of "Going Dark," compounded by new encrypted communications services and technologies, is still posing a challenge for the bureau.
Researchers have found that RSA keys generated by cryptographic chips can be factored, exposing a vulnerability affecting the security of many systems and users.
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