Amazon announced their new Kindle Fire tablet today, including a new accelerated web browser Silk. Can making the web faster threaten our privacy?
After attending the annual GrrCON in Grand Rapids, Michigan I thought I would share my thoughts on the keynote address delivered by Moxie Marlinspike. Moxie detailed the problems with the existing certificate authority system and proposed his ideas for a solution.
A pair of researchers have unveiled a serious new attack on web browser security.
The ability to crack encrypted web traffic removes the safety net that protects you when you're doing sensitive online tasks like banking or using credit cards.
Lots of readers said they'd like to see our 'news-with-a-conscience' videos more than once a month.
So here you go. 60 Second Security, once every two weeks.
Digital certificate authority GlobalSign rather gutsily took itself out of business last week following a burst of online braggadocio from an Iranian hacker claiming to have "owned" the company.
GlobalSign is back. Looks like the self-serving hacker was nothing more than that.
Digital certificate authority GlobalSIgn, the fifth largest issuer of SSL certificates, ceased signing new certificates today after accusations by an Iranian hacker that they are compromised.
SSCC 70 - Patch Tuesday, insulin pump hacking, Android patching, ChromeOS hacking, archiving our digital past
Vanja Svajcer joins Chester Wisniewski to discuss the papers and demos they attended at last week's Black Hat and DEFCON conferences. Topics covered include Android patch cycles, Fixing the SSL CA problem, insulin pump hacking, Google ChromeOS flaws and archiving our digital past.
All unpatched iPhone/iPads/iPod Touchs can be snooped on exposing usernames, passwords and even sensitive financial data using freely available tools. Patch now!
Tony Ross joins Chester Wisniewski this week to discuss the latest news on SSL Certificate Authorities ignoring signing guidelines. They also talk about the RSA breach, the Epsilon email leakage, Chrome adding malicious download filtering and more.
The Electronic Frontier Foundation has published a report showing the SSL certificate industry has been ignoring policies and signing tens of thousands of invalid certificates.
Iranian hacker admits to the recent security breach at Comodo SSL. Aside from his delusional ramblings, it appears he may in fact be the hacker who compromised their systems and reveals how easy the task really was.