Another serious vulnerability has been found in OpenSSL’s crypto library. This coming just on the heels of the Heartbleed nightmare. If you are running as a client you are vulnerable no matter the older version of OpenSSL, but servers are only vulnerable when running 1.0.1 and 1.0.2-beta1 – and in order for an attack to […]
Google is working on what is called end to end encryption. When it is available any web based email can be encrypted. On the heels of this other tech giants are following suit, notably Comcast which will be working toward encrypting the information it houses and passes along. To get an understanding of how end […]
Reuters has just reported that some security experts may be launching an effort to revive the mysteriously shut down TrueCrypt tool. It is still a mystery why the project’s developers shut it down, one possibility cited by Reuters is a possible government forced back door access. You can read the entire Reuters article here.
There was some initial puzzling when the open source encryption utility TrueCrypt updated its SourceForge landing page warning users to not use TrueCrypt and to migrate to BitLocker instead. But as Forbes reports, it’s not just a warning, TrueCrypt is done. It no longer does anything other than decrypt files that it had encrypted. The […]