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

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 10 months 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 • 2 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 • 2 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 • 2 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.

Sen. Wyden calls out Pentagon for not adopting email encryption technology

by Chris Bing • 3 years ago

The senator from Oregon wants to know why DISA isn't using STARTTLS.

Mozilla weighs following Chrome in mistrusting Symantec certs

by Shaun Waterman • 3 years ago

A blog post by the maker of the Firefox browser says Chrome engineers are correct in their assessment of the problems with Symantec-issued internet security certificates — but they may have gone too far by proposing to distrust them.

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