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Apple macOS Bug Reveals Cache of Sensitive Data from Encrypted Drives

Apple macOS Bug Reveals Cache of Sensitive Data from Encrypted Drives

June 18, 2018Swati Khandelwal
Security researchers are warning of almost a decade old issue with one of the Apple's macOS feature which was designed for users'...
Apple macOS Bug Reveals Passwords for APFS Encrypted Volumes in Plaintext

Apple macOS Bug Reveals Passwords for APFS Encrypted Volumes in Plaintext

March 28, 2018Swati Khandelwal
A severe programming bug has been found in APFS file system for macOS High Sierra operating system that exposes passwords of encrypted ex...
How to Hack Apple Mac Encryption Password in Just 30 Seconds

How to Hack Apple Mac Encryption Password in Just 30 Seconds

December 15, 2016Swati Khandelwal
Macintosh computers are often considered to be safer than those running Windows operating system, but a recently discovered attack techni...
Press Shift + F10 during Windows 10 Upgrade to Launch Root CLI & bypass BitLocker

Press Shift + F10 during Windows 10 Upgrade to Launch Root CLI & bypass BitLocker

November 29, 2016Swati Khandelwal
If your computer's security relies on Windows BitLocker Hard Drive Encryption software, then Beware! Because anyone with physical acc...
VeraCrypt Audit Reveals Critical Security Flaws — Update Now

VeraCrypt Audit Reveals Critical Security Flaws — Update Now

October 18, 2016Mohit Kumar
After TrueCrypt mysteriously discontinued its service, VeraCrypt became the most popular open source disk encryption software used by a...
Someone is Spying on Researchers Behind VeraCrypt Security Audit

Someone is Spying on Researchers Behind VeraCrypt Security Audit

August 16, 2016Mohit Kumar
After TrueCrypt mysteriously discontinued itself, VeraCrypt became the most popular open source disk encryption software used by activis...
How to Crack Android Full Disk Encryption on Qualcomm Devices

How to Crack Android Full Disk Encryption on Qualcomm Devices

July 01, 2016Mohit Kumar
The heated battle between Apple and the FBI provoked a lot of talk about Encryption – the technology that has been used to keep all you...
Apple announces Encryption-focused New File System for macOS Sierra

Apple announces Encryption-focused New File System for macOS Sierra

June 14, 2016Mohit Kumar
Apple announced one huge change at WWDC 2016: The company is replacing the HFS+ file system on MacOS, iOS, tvOS and WatchOS with a new fi...
Apple hires Encryption Expert to Beef Up Security on its Devices

Apple hires Encryption Expert to Beef Up Security on its Devices

May 25, 2016Mohit Kumar
The FBI and other law enforcement agencies have waged legal war on encryption and privacy technologies. You may have heard many news st...
Subgraph OS — Secure Linux Operating System for Non-Technical Users

Subgraph OS — Secure Linux Operating System for Non-Technical Users

March 04, 2016Swati Khandelwal
Information security and privacy are consistently hot topics after Edward Snowden revelations of NSA's global surveillance that br...
Microsoft Keeps Backup of Your Encryption Key on its Server — Here's How to Delete it

Microsoft Keeps Backup of Your Encryption Key on its Server — Here's How to Delete it

December 28, 2015Swati Khandelwal
Have you recently purchased a Windows computer? Congratulations! As your new Windows computer has inbuilt disk encryption feature th...
Google Makes Full-Disk Encryption Mandatory for New Android 6.0 Devices

Google Makes Full-Disk Encryption Mandatory for New Android 6.0 Devices

October 20, 2015Swati Khandelwal
Yes, Google wants you to keep your bits and bytes as safe as possible through encryption. With the launch of Android 5.0 Lollipop l...
TrueCrypt Encryption Software Has Two Critical Flaws: It's time to Move On

TrueCrypt Encryption Software Has Two Critical Flaws: It's time to Move On

September 30, 2015Khyati Jain
If you are among thousands of privacy-conscious people who are still using ‘ no longer available ’ TrueCrypt Encryption Software , then ...
TrueCrypt Security Audit Concludes No NSA Backdoor

TrueCrypt Security Audit Concludes No NSA Backdoor

April 02, 2015Swati Khandelwal
The Security audit of TrueCrypt disk-encryption software has been completed, with no evidence of any critical design vulnerabilities or...
FBI Not Happy With Apple & Google's Encryption Policy

FBI Not Happy With Apple & Google's Encryption Policy

September 26, 2014Swati Khandelwal
Users might have praised the technology companies for efforts to encrypt their latest devices that would prevent law enforcement agencie...
Next 'Android L' To Enable Full Disk Encryption By Default

Next 'Android L' To Enable Full Disk Encryption By Default

September 22, 2014Mohit Kumar
The search engine giant Google will soon come up with its next version of Android operating system, dubbed as Android L , with full-di...
Intel launches Hardware-based Self-Encrypting Solid State Drives

Intel launches Hardware-based Self-Encrypting Solid State Drives

July 25, 2014Wang Wei
Data security is a big task for businesses as well as a challenge for IT leaders, whether it be securing networks or devices. Past few m...
Popular Encryption Software TrueCrypt Shuts Down Mysteriously

Popular Encryption Software TrueCrypt Shuts Down Mysteriously

May 28, 2014Mohit Kumar
TrueCrypt , the popular and reputed open source file and disk encryption Software for Windows, OSX and Linux, has abruptly closed down W...