Independent security expert Per Thorsheim calls for more mail servers to beef up their security – by adopting STARTTLS to prevent email eavesdropping.
Neither breaking the law nor poor renditions of power ballads should ever be considered a qualification to speak at an IT event about computer security.
We should not just accept such blanket and wholesale surveillance from one country onto the rest of the world, argues security expert Mikko Hypponen.
Cheating with the privacy of billions of internet users is nothing but very, very wrong.
Martijn Grooten takes a close look at elliptic curves, as he describes the maths behind the NSA’s backdoor.
The UK surveillance agency, with wonderful timing, is running an online recruitment drive for code-breakers.
Edward Snowden doesn’t currently have a job – I wonder if he’ll apply?
Computer security veteran Dr Alan Solomon shares his reflections on the NSA electronic snooping debacle that has been dominating the headlines.
If you haven’t read the articles in the New York Times or The Guardian today, you probably should.
The NSA is not just spying on encrypted internet communications, it is covertly working to make encryption weaker.
A critical security vulnerability has been discovered in Android Bitcoin wallet apps that could leave users “vulnerable to theft”.
Lavabit has abruptly decided to close its doors, claiming that it has been forced to do so rather than become “complicit in crimes against the American people.”
The infamous LulzSec hacker Topiary is free, but has been given some restrictions on what he can and cannot do on his computer.
Learn the truth about WiFi security’s biggest myths. Everyone who runs a WiFi hotspot at home or in the office should watch this.
A Chinese research scientist, suspected of spying on NASA, was pulled off a plane by the FBI as it prepared to take off back to his home country.
But when investigators examined a NASA laptop in Bo Jiang’s possession they found no evidence of confidential data stolen from the administration. Instead, they found pirated movies and pornography.
It’s disturbing just how many people seem to leave their computers permanently logged in to online services. An XKCD cartoon teaches us all an important security lesson.
GCHQ has done a poor job of locking down its code-breaking competition website, making it child’s play for anyone to be told they were successful.