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

by Shannon Vavra • 4 months ago

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 • 5 months ago

“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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