Slashdot Items Tagged "encryption"

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Thursday November 19, 2015 @02:14PM ISIS Help Desk Assists In Covering Tracks
Thursday November 19, 2015 @10:15AM Microsoft To Provide New Encryption Algorithm For the Healthcare Sector
Thursday November 19, 2015 @09:58AM Carnegie Mellon Denies FBI Paid For Tor-Breaking Research
Thursday November 19, 2015 @08:32AM Manhattan DA Pressures Google and Apple To Kill Zero Knowledge Encryption
Wednesday November 18, 2015 @06:12PM Police Find Paris Attackers Coordinate Via Unencrypted SMS
Tuesday November 17, 2015 @01:01PM NYT Quietly Pulls Article Blaming Encryption In Paris Attacks
Thursday November 12, 2015 @08:45AM Tor Project Claims FBI Paid University Researchers $1m To Unmask Tor Users
Tuesday November 10, 2015 @12:19PM The Dark Net Drug Market That Survived Ukraine's Civil War
Tuesday November 10, 2015 @10:45AM ProtonMail Restores Services After Epic DDoS Attacks
Monday November 09, 2015 @08:54PM UK Gov't Can Demand Backdoors, Give Prison Sentences For Disclosing Them
Sunday November 08, 2015 @09:00AM Going Dark Crypto Debate Going Nowhere
Sunday November 08, 2015 @08:53AM Badly-Coded Ransomware Locks User Files and Throws Away Encryption Key
Friday November 06, 2015 @06:26PM Controversial New UK Internet Powers Bill Makes No Mention of VPNs
Monday November 02, 2015 @09:56PM Internet Firms To Be Banned From Offering Unbreakable Encryption Under New UK Laws
Saturday October 31, 2015 @03:21PM Ask Slashdot: Securing a Journalist's Laptop Against a Police Search?
Friday October 30, 2015 @06:41PM CoinVault and Bitcryptor Ransomware Victims Can Now Recover Their Files For Free
Friday October 30, 2015 @02:54PM UK Plans To Allow Warrantless Searches of Internet History
Thursday October 29, 2015 @05:30PM Fewer IPsec Connections At Risk From Weak Diffie-Hellman
Thursday October 29, 2015 @08:04AM UK Government Says App Developers Won't Be Forced To Implement Backdoors
Tuesday October 27, 2015 @11:55AM Univ. of New Haven Cyber Lab: WhatsApp Collects Phone Numbers, Call Duration, and More
Wednesday October 21, 2015 @11:52AM Google Makes Full-Disk Encryption Mandatory For Some Android 6.0 Devices
Thursday October 15, 2015 @02:58PM How Is the NSA Breaking So Much Crypto?
Sunday October 11, 2015 @08:45PM Obama Backs Away From Law To Access Encrypted Information
Wednesday October 07, 2015 @12:12PM Jimmy Wales and Former NSA Chief Ridicule Government Plans To Ban Encryption
Tuesday September 29, 2015 @12:17PM Newly Found TrueCrypt Flaw Allows Full System Compromise
Monday September 28, 2015 @08:34PM How the FBI Hacks Around Encryption
Saturday September 26, 2015 @05:54PM Edward SnowdenTalks Alien Communications With Neil deGrasse Tyson
Tuesday September 22, 2015 @10:32AM Chinese Researchers Propose Tor-Inspired Overhaul of Bitcoin
Tuesday September 22, 2015 @09:49AM Under Public Pressure, India Withdraws Draft Encryption Policy
Monday September 21, 2015 @08:16AM India's Worrying Draft Encryption Policy
Thursday September 10, 2015 @01:03PM Ashley Madison's Passwords Cracked, Soon To Be Released
Thursday September 10, 2015 @09:03AM Despite Reports of Hacking, Baby Monitors Remain Woefully Insecure
Wednesday September 09, 2015 @02:38PM Cryptographers Brace For Quantum Revolution
Tuesday September 08, 2015 @11:47AM Apple To FBI: Encryption Rules Out Handing Over iMessage Data In Real Time
Thursday August 20, 2015 @03:41PM Engaging Newbies In Email Encryption and Network Privacy
Tuesday August 18, 2015 @08:48AM The Network Is Hostile
Tuesday August 18, 2015 @07:24AM Wuala Encrypted Cloud-Storage Service Shuts Down
Sunday August 09, 2015 @07:47AM Linux Servers' Entropy Pool Too Shallow, Compromising Security
Wednesday August 05, 2015 @06:04PM How Boing Boing Handled an FBI Subpoena Over Its Tor Exit Node
Monday August 03, 2015 @12:30PM Microsoft Creates a Quantum Computer-Proof Version of TLS Encryption Protocol
Friday July 31, 2015 @05:58PM Questioning the Dispute Over Key Escrow
Thursday July 30, 2015 @11:20AM Oracle To Debut Low-Cost SPARC Chip Next Month
Tuesday July 28, 2015 @11:18AM Newegg Beats Patent Troll Over SSL and RC4 Encryption
Saturday July 25, 2015 @09:53AM Swiss Researchers Describe a Faster, More Secure Tor
Friday July 24, 2015 @08:46PM The OpenSSH Bug That Wasn't
Friday July 24, 2015 @07:43PM Tomb, a Successor To TrueCrypt For Linux Geeks
Monday July 13, 2015 @06:21PM Encryption Rights Community: Protecting Our Rights To Strongly Encrypt
Monday July 13, 2015 @06:39AM For £70,000, You Might Be Able to Own an Enigma
Sunday July 12, 2015 @10:15AM Snoopers' Charter Could Mean Trouble For UK Users of Encryption-Capable Apps
Thursday July 09, 2015 @10:02AM OpenSSL Patches Critical Certificate Forgery Bug
Tuesday July 07, 2015 @10:44AM Crypto Experts Blast Gov't Backdoors For Encryption
Friday July 03, 2015 @06:44AM Cameron Asserts UK Gov't Will Leave No "Safe Space" For Private Communications
Thursday July 02, 2015 @01:29PM Angler Exploit Kit Evasion Techniques Keep Cryptowall Thriving
Thursday July 02, 2015 @12:42PM Ask Slashdot: Dealing With Passwords Transmitted As Cleartext?
Tuesday June 30, 2015 @08:56AM UK Researchers Find IPv6-Related Data Leaks In 11 of 14 VPN Providers
Tuesday June 23, 2015 @07:25AM Ask Slashdot: Keeping Cloud Data Encrypted Without Cross-Platform Pain?
Friday June 19, 2015 @06:44AM Encryption Would Not Have Protected Secret Federal Data, Says DHS
Wednesday June 17, 2015 @02:23PM "Let's Encrypt" Project To Issue First Free Digital Certificates Next Month
Tuesday June 16, 2015 @10:49AM Should Edward Snowden Trust Apple To Do the Right Thing?
Monday June 15, 2015 @05:46AM Glen Greenwald: Don't Trust Anonymous Anti-Snowden Claims
Saturday June 13, 2015 @11:41PM Report: Russia and China Crack Encrypted Snowden Files
Thursday June 11, 2015 @08:42AM OpenBazaar, Born of an Effort To Build the Next Silk Road, Raises $1 Million
Friday June 05, 2015 @06:33AM Governments of the World Agree: Encryption Must Die!
Thursday June 04, 2015 @07:20AM Facebook Now Supports PGP To Send You Encrypted Emails
Thursday May 21, 2015 @02:46PM Academics Build a New Tor Client Designed To Beat the NSA
Wednesday May 20, 2015 @03:51PM How 1990s Encryption Backdoors Put Today's Internet In Jeopardy
Tuesday May 19, 2015 @09:22AM Trojanized, Info-Stealing PuTTY Version Lurking Online
Thursday May 14, 2015 @10:31AM Online Voting Should Be Verifiable -- But It's a Hard Problem
Saturday May 09, 2015 @11:58AM Anonymous Tor Cloud Project Closes Down
Thursday May 07, 2015 @09:04PM James Comey: the Man Who Wants To Outlaw Encryption
Tuesday May 05, 2015 @11:10AM USBKill Transforms a Thumb Drive Into an "Anti-Forensic" Device
Sunday May 03, 2015 @11:37PM WikiLeaks' Anonymous Leak Submission System Is Back After Nearly 5 Years
Thursday April 30, 2015 @05:13PM FBI Slammed On Capitol Hill For "Stupid" Ideas About Encryption
Tuesday April 28, 2015 @09:31AM TeslaCrypt Isn't All That Cryptic
Sunday April 19, 2015 @03:28PM Chrome 43 Should Help Batten Down HTTPS Sites
Saturday April 18, 2015 @10:07AM Turing Manuscript Sells For $1 Million
Tuesday April 14, 2015 @11:53AM In New Zealand, a Legal Battle Looms Over Streaming TV
Sunday April 12, 2015 @01:26PM The NSA Wants Tech Companies To Give It "Front Door" Access To Encrypted Data
Tuesday April 07, 2015 @10:25AM Research Finds Shoddy Security On Connected Home Gateways
Monday April 06, 2015 @11:47AM Popular Android Package Uses Just XOR -- and That's Not the Worst Part
Saturday April 04, 2015 @11:58PM After Anti-Donation Executive Order, Bitcoin Donations For Snowden Jump
Thursday April 02, 2015 @09:33AM EFF: Wider Use of HTTPS Could Have Prevented Attack Against GitHub
Thursday April 02, 2015 @07:33AM Firefox 37 Released
Monday March 30, 2015 @10:20AM Europol Chief Warns About Computer Encryption
Thursday March 26, 2015 @03:32PM Generate Memorizable Passphrases That Even the NSA Can't Guess
Thursday March 26, 2015 @02:24PM 'Bar Mitzvah Attack' Plagues SSL/TLS Encryption
Thursday March 19, 2015 @11:27AM OpenSSL Security Update Less Critical Than Expected, Still Recommended
Tuesday March 17, 2015 @10:56AM Researchers Find Same RSA Encryption Key Used 28,000 Times
Thursday March 12, 2015 @02:28PM OpenSSL To Undergo Massive Security Audit
Monday March 09, 2015 @01:50PM Kali Linux On a Raspberry Pi (A/B+/2) With LUKS Disk Encryption
Sunday March 08, 2015 @12:37PM Tor Project Aims To Eclipse US Government Funding
Friday March 06, 2015 @06:36PM GSM/GPS Tracking Device Found On Activist's Car At Circumvention Tech Festival
Thursday March 05, 2015 @04:10PM Quebecker Faces Jail For Not Giving Up Phone Password To Canadian Officials
Tuesday March 03, 2015 @10:06AM Under US Pressure, PayPal Stops Working With Mega
Monday March 02, 2015 @11:22PM Jolla Partners With SSH To Create Sailfish Secure
Friday February 27, 2015 @08:57PM BlackPhone, In Wake of Gemalto Fallout, Receives $50 Million In Funding
Monday February 23, 2015 @10:17AM NSA, GHCQ Implicated In SIM Encryption Hack
Sunday February 22, 2015 @05:36PM Ars: SSL-Busting Code That Threatened Lenovo Users Found In a Dozen More Apps
Sunday February 22, 2015 @11:33AM Iran Allows VPNs To Make Millions In Profit
Thursday February 19, 2015 @03:12PM Darkleaks: an Online Black Market For Selling Secrets
Thursday February 19, 2015 @09:45AM Duplicate SSH Keys Put Tens of Thousands of Home Routers At Risk
Wednesday February 18, 2015 @08:20PM Samsung Smart TVs Don't Encrypt the Voice Data They Collect
Friday February 13, 2015 @07:33AM Netatmo Weather Station Sends WPA Passwords In the Clear
Thursday February 12, 2015 @08:32AM Russia Seeking To Ban Tor, VPNs and Other Anonymizing Tools
Tuesday February 10, 2015 @01:09AM The Technologies That Betrayed Silk Road's Anonymity
Friday February 06, 2015 @05:35PM Ask Slashdot: With Whom Do You Entrust Your Long Term Data?
Thursday February 05, 2015 @06:03PM GPG Programmer Werner Koch Is Running Out of Money
Thursday February 05, 2015 @11:09AM Ross Ulbricht Found Guilty On All 7 Counts In Silk Road Trial
Friday January 30, 2015 @07:44AM Mozilla Dusts Off Old Servers, Lights Up Tor Relays
Monday January 26, 2015 @07:59AM Omand Warns of "Ethically Worse" Spying If Unbreakable Encryption Is Allowed
Sunday January 25, 2015 @11:28PM Google Handed To FBI 3 Wikileaks Staffers' Emails, Digital Data
Saturday January 24, 2015 @04:52PM OpenSSL 1.0.2 Released
Saturday January 24, 2015 @12:25AM China Cuts Off Some VPNs
Thursday January 22, 2015 @05:33PM Researchers Moot "Teleportation" Via Destructive 3D Printing
Tuesday January 20, 2015 @10:40AM FBI Seeks To Legally Hack You If You're Connected To TOR Or a VPN
Saturday January 17, 2015 @04:56PM Obama: Gov't Shouldn't Be Hampered By Encrypted Communications
Friday January 16, 2015 @09:42PM Spanish Judge Cites Use of Secure Email As a Potential Terrorist Indicator
Friday January 16, 2015 @05:47PM To Avoid Detection, Terrorists Made Messages Seem Like Spam
Thursday January 15, 2015 @02:07PM Your High School Wants You To Install Snapchat
Monday January 12, 2015 @09:18AM 'Silk Road Reloaded' Launches On a Network More Secret Than Tor
Sunday January 11, 2015 @01:01PM Would You Rent Out Your Unused Drive Space?
Friday January 02, 2015 @12:01PM Unofficial WhatsApp Library Gets End To End Encryption Before Official Clients
Monday December 29, 2014 @12:49PM Kim Dotcom's Mega Again Announces Encrypted Browser-Based Chat Service
Sunday December 28, 2014 @07:36PM Snowden Documents Show How Well NSA Codebreakers Can Pry
Sunday December 28, 2014 @01:22PM Ask Slashdot: Dealing With Companies With Poor SSL Practices?
Friday December 26, 2014 @05:10PM Lizard Squad Targets Tor
Thursday December 25, 2014 @11:39AM Boeing and BlackBerry Making a Self-Destructing Phone
Saturday December 20, 2014 @12:35AM Tor Network May Be Attacked, Says Project Leader
Thursday December 04, 2014 @05:13PM Ask Slashdot: Convincing My Company To Stop Using Passwords?
Thursday December 04, 2014 @10:13AM The Cost of the "S" In HTTPS
Tuesday December 02, 2014 @12:35PM 18th Century Law Dredged Up To Force Decryption of Devices
Monday December 01, 2014 @12:00PM BlackBerry Clears Hurdle For Voice Crypto Acquisition
Monday November 24, 2014 @10:43AM Nuclear Weapons Create Their Own Security Codes With Radiation
Friday November 21, 2014 @06:56PM Another Hint For Kryptos
Thursday November 20, 2014 @05:49PM Tracking a Bitcoin Thief, Part II: Illustrating the Issue of Trust In Altcoins
Thursday November 20, 2014 @09:21AM WhatsApp To Offer End-to-End Encryption
Friday November 14, 2014 @01:51PM 81% of Tor Users Can Be De-anonymized By Analysing Router Information
Thursday November 13, 2014 @12:20PM After Silk Road 2.0 Shutdown, Rival Dark Net Markets Grow Quickly
Friday November 07, 2014 @06:47PM More Tor .Onion Sites May Get Digital Certificates Soon
Thursday November 06, 2014 @07:35PM Silk Road 2.0 Seized By FBI, Alleged Founder Arrested In San Francisco
Monday October 27, 2014 @12:12PM "Police Detector" Monitors Emergency Radio Transmissions
Wednesday October 22, 2014 @02:37PM Deutsche Telecom Upgrades T-Mobile 2G Encryption In US
Tuesday October 21, 2014 @08:25AM Delivering Malicious Android Apps Hidden In Image Files
Monday October 20, 2014 @01:22PM 'Endrun' Networks: Help In Danger Zones
Thursday October 16, 2014 @02:15PM FBI Director Continues His Campaign Against Encryption
Tuesday October 14, 2014 @11:49AM ISPs Violating Net Neutrality To Block Encryption
Sunday October 12, 2014 @07:52AM Snowden's Tough Advice For Guarding Privacy
Tuesday October 07, 2014 @07:56AM Details of iOS and Android Device Encryption
Thursday October 02, 2014 @03:51PM User Error Is the Primary Weak Point In Tor
Thursday September 25, 2014 @05:21PM FBI Chief: Apple, Google Phone Encryption Perilous
Sunday September 21, 2014 @09:43PM Researchers Propose a Revocable Identity-Based Encryption Scheme
Sunday September 21, 2014 @11:59AM Wired Profiles John Brooks, the Programmer Behind Ricochet
Thursday September 18, 2014 @04:27PM Next Android To Enable Local Encryption By Default Too, Says Google
Thursday September 18, 2014 @11:47AM Apple Will No Longer Unlock Most iPhones, iPads For Police
Tuesday September 16, 2014 @10:58AM Tim Cook Says Apple Can't Read Users' Emails, That iCloud Wasn't Hacked
Friday August 29, 2014 @07:18PM Hal Finney, PGP and Bitcoin Pioneer, Dies At 58
Tuesday August 26, 2014 @05:38PM UK Prisons Ministry Fined For Lack of Encryption At Prisons
Thursday August 14, 2014 @08:11AM Ryan Lackey, Marc Rogers Reveal Inexpensive Tor Router Project At Def Con
Sunday August 10, 2014 @11:30AM Silent Circle's Blackphone Exploited at Def Con
Friday August 08, 2014 @07:19AM Yahoo To Add PGP Encryption For Email
Thursday August 07, 2014 @10:56AM Google Will Give a Search Edge To Websites That Use Encryption
Tuesday August 05, 2014 @03:18PM The FBI Is Infecting Tor Users With Malware With Drive-By Downloads
Saturday July 26, 2014 @08:20AM Private Data On iOS Devices Not So Private After All
Saturday July 26, 2014 @01:12AM Dropbox Head Responds To Snowden Claims About Privacy
Friday July 25, 2014 @05:06PM Russia Posts $110,000 Bounty For Cracking Tor's Privacy
Wednesday July 23, 2014 @09:36AM CNN iPhone App Sends iReporters' Passwords In the Clear
Sunday July 13, 2014 @07:39AM Want To Ensure Your Personal Android Data Is Truly Wiped? Turn On Encryption
Thursday July 10, 2014 @07:11AM Tor Project Sued Over a Revenge Porn Business That Used Its Service
Thursday July 03, 2014 @03:24PM Use of Encryption Foiled the Cops a Record 9 Times In 2013
Thursday July 03, 2014 @01:46PM NSA Considers Linux Journal Readers, Tor (And Linux?) Users "Extremists"
Thursday July 03, 2014 @12:07PM Austrian Tor Exit Node Operator Found Guilty As an Accomplice
Monday June 30, 2014 @02:15AM Ars Takes an Early Look At the Privacy-Centric Blackphone
Saturday June 28, 2014 @12:26PM Cracking Atlanta Subway's Poorly-Encrypted RFID Smart Cards Is a Breeze, Part II
Thursday June 26, 2014 @10:51AM Mass. Supreme Court Says Defendant Can Be Compelled To Decrypt Data
Thursday June 26, 2014 @08:53AM Intuit Beats SSL Patent Troll That Defeated Newegg
Monday June 23, 2014 @05:59PM Improperly Anonymized Logs Reveal Details of NYC Cab Trips
Thursday June 19, 2014 @09:05AM TrueCrypt Author Claims That Forking Is Impossible
Thursday June 19, 2014 @08:05AM Ask Slashdot: How To Bequeath Sensitive Information?
Wednesday June 18, 2014 @11:09AM Restored Bletchly Park Opens
Saturday June 14, 2014 @02:25PM Despite Project's Demise, Amazon Web Services Continues To Use TrueCrypt
Sunday June 08, 2014 @04:17PM After the Belfast Project Fiasco, Time For Another Look At Time Capsule Crypto?
Friday June 06, 2014 @06:49PM Whom Must You Trust?
Thursday June 05, 2014 @12:28PM A Year After Snowden's Disclosures, EFF, FSF Want You To Fight Surveillance
Monday June 02, 2014 @10:56AM TrueCrypt Cryptanalysis To Include Crowdsourcing Aspect
Sunday June 01, 2014 @02:22PM The Sudden Policy Change In Truecrypt Explained
Thursday May 29, 2014 @10:30AM OpenSSL To Undergo Security Audit, Gets Cash For 2 Developers
Monday May 19, 2014 @10:37PM XMPP Operators Begin Requiring Encryption, Google Still Not Allowing TLS
Friday May 16, 2014 @11:16AM Finding More Than One Worm In the Apple
Tuesday May 13, 2014 @09:33AM Researchers Find, Analyze Forged SSL Certs In the Wild
Wednesday May 07, 2014 @10:39AM TLS 1.3 Draft Prepares to Drop Static RSA Key Exchange
Friday May 02, 2014 @05:46PM iOS 7 Update Silently Removes Encryption For Email Attachments
Thursday May 01, 2014 @11:56AM OpenBSD 5.5 Released
Tuesday April 22, 2014 @11:34AM Not Just a Cleanup Any More: LibreSSL Project Announced
Sunday April 20, 2014 @09:39AM Heartbleed Used To Bypass 2-Factor Authentication, Hijack User Sessions
Saturday April 19, 2014 @11:11PM OpenSSL Cleanup: Hundreds of Commits In a Week
Thursday April 17, 2014 @01:38PM Tor Blacklisting Exit Nodes Vulnerable To Heartbleed
Thursday April 17, 2014 @09:18AM RCMP Arrest Canadian Teen For Heartbleed Exploit
Monday April 14, 2014 @05:11PM First Phase of TrueCrypt Audit Turns Up No Backdoors
Thursday April 10, 2014 @10:20AM Theo De Raadt's Small Rant On OpenSSL
Monday April 07, 2014 @10:14AM "Nearly Unbreakable" Encryption Scheme Inspired By Human Biology