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Signal issues workaround for Iran's ban of messaging app

by Joe Warminsky • 6 months ago

The Android version of the chat app will soon have the capability to bypass the Iran's block on traffic, Signal says.

New Wi-Fi chip bug affects everything from Amazon's Echo to home routers

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 year ago

An estimated 1 billion devices are affected.

Equifax, others must secure apps as part of New York settlement

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 3 years ago

The New York AG's office says five company's apps were prone to man-in-the-middle attacks.

The internet's most important security protocol is finally moving forward

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 3 years ago

A push from banks to build a back-door-like exception was vociferously shot down.

Big banks want to weaken the internet’s underlying security protocol

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 3 years ago

TLS 1.3 will usher in the largest changes in the protocol's history. Banks want to build in a back door.

Facebook patches security flaw based on 19-year-old bug; other sites may still be vulnerable

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 4 years ago

Researchers from the U.S. and Germany found a workaround that makes an old bug still applicable to major websites, with the ability to intercept passwords and other private information.

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