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Crack security team finishes TrueCrypt audit – and the results are in

The researchers behind the security audit of the TrueCrypt disk-encryption software have completed their work and say they have found no evidence of …

Information Security

Encryption is the REAL threat – Head Europlod

Europe’s top cop has taken to the BBC to once again slam encryption as the biggest threat to counter-terrorism and law enforcement.<p>Europol Director …

When Censorship Backfires: How Blue Coat Silenced A Security Researcher

When security researchers are silenced by governments or private companies, it’s often to the detriment of technology users of all ilks. Ignorance is certainly not bliss when it comes to digital vulnerabilities. It leaves systems open to attack and, consequently, people’s data open to theft.<p>But on …

Encrypted communication 'biggest problem' in tackling terrorism, Europol warns

The European agency says tracking and monitoring terrorist suspects is increasingly difficult in a world where encryption is becoming …

Privacy

Pentagon Personnel Now Talking on 'NSA-Proof' Smartphones

The Defense Department has rolled out supersecret smartphones for work and maybe play, made by anti-government-surveillance firm Silent Circle, …

Your Location has been Shared 5,398 Times in Last 14 Days

Do you realize how often your smartphone is sharing your location data with various companies? It is more than 5000 times in just two weeks. That is …

Favicons used to update world's 'most dangerous' malware

Developer Jakub Kroustek has found new features in the dangerous Vawtrak malware that allow it to send and receive data through encrypted favicons …

DARPA’s plan to make software security “the domain of machines”

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is looking for a superhero who can take on one of the trickiest problems in computer …

DARPA