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Let's Encrypt won its Comodo trademark battle – but now fan tools must rename

Popular Bash shell script LetsEncrypt.sh, which is used to manage free SSL/TLS certificates from the Let's Encrypt project, has renamed this week to …

Let’s Encrypt free HTTPS certification push exits beta

An initiative to encourage more websites to encrypt connections by offering free digital certificates has today exited beta, six months on from the initial launch — the idea behind Let’s Encrypt being to lend an automated hand to smaller websites that might not have the resources to go about …

Information Security

Run silent: Taking the electric Zero FX off-road

Santa Cruz-based Zero makes electric motorcycles that are sleek, silent, superfast street machines.<p>But even though one model is advertised as a dual sport, they don't do very well off-road – until they're outfitted with a chain drive and some knobby tires.<p>I've been after Zero for some time to set …

Off-roading

TP-Link is the first casualty in the FCC's war on open source router firmware

One of the most hackable (in a good way) router manufacturers on the market says it’s going to begin blocking open source firmware, at least in the United States.<p>For years, TP-Link has been an ideal solution for those seeking more control of their home network. A mix of solid hardware, crap …

Hackers tried and failed to steal a billion dollars from bank

Hackers stole $80 million from a bank, but it could have been a lot worse if they had just Googled the name of a company, according to <i>Reuters</i>. Thieves got inside servers of the Bangladesh Bank, stealing the credentials used to make online transfers. They then bombarded the Federal Reserve Bank in …

Who’s afraid of IPv6? | The Network | The Network

2015 will go down in history as the year the Internet ran out of addresses. Again. Maybe. A little history is in order.<p>Long, long ago on a planet far, far away, which for our purposes means October, 1969, a message was sent from UCLA’s Network Measurement Center to the Stanford Research Institute. …

Let's Encrypt to issue free HTTPS certificates from next month

Let’s Encrypt has announced that its free security certificates are now trusted by all major browsers, bringing the organization’s mission to offer free HTTPS encryption to all sites one step closer to reality.<p>As an open certificate authority run by the Internet Security Research Group (ISRG) and …

IT security

Hornet, the high speed anonymous network, lets you have both security and speed

For years, it’s been the ultimate trade-off — when it comes to browsing the Internet, would you rather have more privacy, or more speed? Now, …