Google just announced that its secure web pages will be ditching 1024-bit RSA keys in favour of 2048 bits.
We look at the lessons to be learned from whats, the whys and the wherefores of this change...
Claims are made that a cyber gang is recruiting some 100 botmasters for a Trojan attack against 30 US bank, and the plot's alleged mastermind is unmasked.
But given the alleged fraudster's flamboyant claims, can we be sure he's not a trap set by Russian law enforcement?
Duck joins Chet to take on the latest security news.
As usual, they don't mince their words, so take a listen and enjoy a quarter-hour mix of news, opinion, advice and research..
Microsoft will be shipping an update as part of October's Patch Tuesday that will invalidate RSA certificates weaker than 1024 bits. If you are using old or weak certificates now is the time to upgrade them to a more appropriate strength.
The internet is abuzz with whispers that Apple's iPhone 5, rumoured to be launched this week, will come with a fingerprint scanner to secure the device. If true, this could be a big step forward in iPhone's quest to become a digital wallet, but will convenience-crazy iPhone users embrace biometrics?
By popular request, here is a video explaining how to solve the cryptographic puzzle we published on our RSA 2012 conference T-shirt...
As regular Naked Security readers will know, I'm not usually given to marketroidistic endorsements, even of our own products. But in this case I couldn't resist it.
Our Astaro Secure Gateway 8.2 product took the crown for Best Email Security in the SC Magazine Awards at RSA 2012.
RSA special Chet Chat sharing Chester's and Duck's first impressions of the first day of the RSA 2012 conference in San Francisco.
Join in with those attending RSA 2012 and get in the running to win a NERF N-STRIKE Vulcan EBF-25.
You don't have to be at the show to enter and win!
Just how unique is is your private key?
Is there a chance that someone else, without any malice aforethought, might unexpectedly end up with a key pair that is identical or at least dangerously similar to yours?
This week's Chet Chat finds Paul Ducklin and Chester Wisniewski discussing the vulnerabilities patched this Tuesday in Microsoft, Adobe and Oracle products, mobile phone application privacy issues and upcoming events RSA and Anatomy of an Attack in Portland, OR and Wellington, NZ.
Are you interested in security? Would you like to have some technofun for free?
If so, you can sign up for a free RSA 2012 Expo pass, using the code SC12SPH. Then stop by Booth #1817 for our cool puzzle T-shirt!
RSA has revealed that it believes two groups, working on behalf of a single nation state, hacked into its servers and stole information related to the company's SecurID two-factor authentication products.
But for some reason it's declining to say which country..