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NIST is preparing guidance on how to share .zip files in a more secure way

by Shannon Vavra

Just because you compressed hundreds of files into a single folder doesn't mean that's secure. And now Sen. Ron Wyden is worried.

How secure is that .zip file? One senator is urging NIST to weigh in

by Shannon Vavra

“Many people incorrectly believe password-protected .zip files can protect sensitive data. Indeed, many password-protected .zip files can be easily broken with off-the-shelf hacking tools,” Sen. Ron Wyden writes in a letter to the federal agency.

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