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Google to Encrypt Android Cloud Backups With Your Lock Screen Password

Google to Encrypt Android Cloud Backups With Your Lock Screen Password

October 15, 2018Swati Khandelwal
In an effort to secure users' data while maintaining privacy, Google has announced a new security measure for Android Backup Service...
GnuPG Flaw in Encryption Tools Lets Attackers Spoof Anyone's Signature

GnuPG Flaw in Encryption Tools Lets Attackers Spoof Anyone's Signature

June 15, 2018Swati Khandelwal
A security researcher has discovered a critical vulnerability in some of the world's most popular and widely used email encryption cl...
Here's How eFail Attack Works Against PGP and S/MIME Encrypted Emails

Here's How eFail Attack Works Against PGP and S/MIME Encrypted Emails

May 14, 2018Swati Khandelwal
With a heavy heart, security researchers have early released the details of a set of vulnerabilities discovered in email clients for two ...
Critical Flaws in PGP and S/MIME Tools Can Reveal Encrypted Emails in Plaintext

Critical Flaws in PGP and S/MIME Tools Can Reveal Encrypted Emails in Plaintext

May 14, 2018Swati Khandelwal
Note— the technical details of the vulnerabilities introduced in this article has now been released, so you should also read our latest a...
Microsoft Office 365 Gets Built-in Ransomware Protection and Enhanced Security Features

Microsoft Office 365 Gets Built-in Ransomware Protection and Enhanced Security Features

April 06, 2018Mohit Kumar
Ransomware has been around for a few years, but it has become an albatross around everyone's neck, targeting big businesses, hospital...
Serious Crypto-Flaw Lets Hackers Recover Private RSA Keys Used in Billions of Devices

Serious Crypto-Flaw Lets Hackers Recover Private RSA Keys Used in Billions of Devices

October 17, 2017Swati Khandelwal
If you think KRACK attack for WiFi is the worst vulnerability of this year, then hold on… ...we have got another one for you which is ...
Cryptography Expert Says, 'PGP Encryption is Fundamentally Broken, Time for PGP to Die'

Cryptography Expert Says, 'PGP Encryption is Fundamentally Broken, Time for PGP to Die'

August 19, 2014Wang Wei
A Senior cryptography expert has claimed multiple issues with PGP email encryption - an open source end-to-end encryption  to secure email. ...
End-to-End Encryption for Yahoo Mail Coming Next Year

End-to-End Encryption for Yahoo Mail Coming Next Year

August 08, 2014Swati Khandelwal
Today at Black Hat 2014 hacking conference, Yahoo! Chief Information Security Officer Alex Stamos announced that the company will start ...
PayPal Freezes $275,000 Campaign Funds of Secure-Email Startup 'ProtonMail'

PayPal Freezes $275,000 Campaign Funds of Secure-Email Startup 'ProtonMail'

July 01, 2014Swati Khandelwal
ProtonMail ,  an End-to-End Encrypted email service developed by MIT, Harvard and CERN researchers, who already received over $275,000 ...
ProtonMail: 'NSA-Proof' End-to-End Encrypted Email Service

ProtonMail: 'NSA-Proof' End-to-End Encrypted Email Service

May 26, 2014Swati Khandelwal
The Edward Snowden revelations triggered a large-scale movement worldwide towards deploying encryption across the Internet for secure servi...
Apple iOS 7 Updates Silently Remove Encryption for Email Attachments

Apple iOS 7 Updates Silently Remove Encryption for Email Attachments

May 01, 2014Mohit Kumar
There is no question that Mobile devices have become a staple in everyday living around the world. But have you ever asked yourself, How Sec...
Google Working On End-to-End Encryption for Gmail Service

Google Working On End-to-End Encryption for Gmail Service

April 22, 2014Swati Khandelwal
Constant password breaches and Snowden revelations about Government Surveillance have raised many questions that why don’t cloud and ema...
Back off, NSA! Gmail now Encrypts every single Email

Back off, NSA! Gmail now Encrypts every single Email

March 21, 2014Wang Wei
2014 - The Year for Encryption! Good News for Security & Privacy seekers, Gmail is now more secure than ever before. Google has...
Twitter enables StartTLS for Secure Emails to prevent Snooping

Twitter enables StartTLS for Secure Emails to prevent Snooping

March 14, 2014Wang Wei
TWITTER is taking users' privacy and security very seriously and in an effort to prevent Government snooping, the company has secure...
What Is PGP Encryption And How To Encrypt Your Emails

What Is PGP Encryption And How To Encrypt Your Emails

January 08, 2014Anonymous
Now that we have enough details about how the NSA's Surveillance program, running for a long time against almost each country of th...
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