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TrueCrypt – a matter of assurance

Guest contributor Philip Le Riche asks himself, should he still use TrueCrypt?

The whole TrueCrypt saga has brought into focus an issue which has been central to security thinking in government circles for many years: that of assurance.

Serious security hole in Gmail password reset system found by security researcher

A security researcher has uncovered what Google has described as a “high impact” bug in its account recovery process, which could have potentially allowed hackers to trick users into handing over their passwords.

Could Apple power cables help you remember your passwords?

A new patent from Apple shows how a power cable could help users access their computing devices when they forget their passwords – and perhaps improve security.