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Web servers around the world are at risk from a serious security vulnerability, dubbed the DROWN attack, which could allow hackers to steal private information.
Read more in my article on the HEAT Software blog.
Star Wars fans! Did Santa bring you a remote control BB-8 droid for Christmas?
Lucky you. But sadly, security is not its strong point.
As the UK Parliament is not following best practices on its own website one wonders how the gall to investigate the TalkTalk breach…
Is British intelligence service MI5 following best security practice on its website?
Or have they just scraped a C grade?
Researchers discover a new attack against encrypted communications on the internet.
Read more in my article on the Optimal Security blog.
Six months after the world was warned about the POODLE bug, some online banks don’t seem to have received the memo.
Phew! The high severity OpenSSL bug is not another Heartbleed, but a denial-of-service flaw instead.
Make sure you learn about it (and other vulnerabilities fixed) and take appropriate action.
Vulnerability in OpenSSL, the open-source software widely used to encrypt internet communications using SSL/TLS, is described as “highly serious”.
Graham Cluley’s security website goes HTTPS… for your private viewing pleasure.
Maybe there’s something good that can come out of the SSL-busting Superfish debacle. Lenovo, you better be telling us the truth. We’ll be watching you.
Just when they probably imagined they were over the worst… Lenovo’s website has been hijacked - and emails compromised - by the Lizard Squad gang.
If you thought Superfish, pre-installed on Lenovo computers, was bad - you ain’t seen nothing yet.
In case you haven’t heard, the boffins at Google have discovered a vulnerability that is pretty serious.
It’s called the POODLE vulnerability, or as I like to think of it “the POODLE bug”. And if left unchecked it could be exploited by hackers.
If you are using Apple computers or iDevices, I recommend that you update your operating system as soon as possible – because on Tuesday the Cupertino-based firm published some critical security updates.
Here’s some good news for the privacy conscious, and anyone who thinks the NSA may have overstepped the mark with their digital surveillance of Google…