Tag: Encryption

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‘Office 365 encryption is unsafe’, researchers warn

‘Office 365 encryption is unsafe’, researchers warn

Researchers warn of a vulnerability in Microsoft's Office 365 Message Encryption feature. Cybercriminals can decrypt messages using a widely documented method. Although Microsoft is aware of the problem, the tech giant refuses to take action. Microsoft offers multiple encryption options for dat... Read more

date2 months ago
Vulnerable SMBs prop up an IT supply chain riddled with ransomware

Vulnerable SMBs prop up an IT supply chain riddled with ransomware

A recent report by Trend Micro suggests that SMBs are the weak link in IT supply chains. Ransomware is one of the many threats that small and medium business enterprises (SMBs) face on an almost daily basis. Attacks can damage their reputation and wallet and bring their day-to-day operations to... Read more

date3 months ago
Zoom launches ‘bring your own key’ encryption

Zoom launches ‘bring your own key’ encryption

Zoom is adding a ‘bring your own key’ encryption to offer better security to its users. We've all seen the rise of Zoom in the pandemic. Both organizations and schools were increasingly using Zoom to carry out daily tasks. The video-conferencing application allows people to connect.The troub... Read more

date3 months ago
SGX, Intel’s seemingly secure data fortress, has been breached

SGX, Intel’s seemingly secure data fortress, has been breached

The ÆPIC leak CPU bug spills users' sensitive and confidential data in seconds from Intel SGX enclaves. Intel's latest CPUs contain a major vulnerability that enables attackers to achieve encryption keys as well as other private data protected by its SGX. This cutting-edge feature works as a va... Read more

date4 months ago
Thales and Google Cloud collaborate on Ubiquitous Data Encryption

Thales and Google Cloud collaborate on Ubiquitous Data Encryption

Thales is strengthening its partnership with Google Cloud. A new collaboration should provide joint customers with more security options for storing sensitive data in the public cloud environment. The collaboration includes the launch of Ubiquitous Data Encryption for Google Cloud. This form of ... Read more

date10 months ago
OpenSSL patches high-severity take-down vulnerability

OpenSSL patches high-severity take-down vulnerability

The most widely used software library for encrypting website and email encryption, OpenSSL, has patched several high-severity flaws that make it easy for hackers to completely shut down a lot of servers at the same time. OpenSSL offers users tested cryptographic functions that implement Transpor... Read more

date2 years ago
Microsoft Edge boosts online user security with Password Monitor

Microsoft Edge boosts online user security with Password Monitor

The latest version of Microsoft's web browser has new encryption technology to protect users online. This week Microsoft has released its Edge 88 browser into the Stable Channel after spending 8 weeks in Beta. In addition to the new Stable browser version, the company also announced a series of ... Read more

date2 years ago
Cybercriminals target top executives to force ransom payment

Cybercriminals target top executives to force ransom payment

Ransomware gangs are now going after top executives, they aim to get access to their laptops and workstations to steal data from them, in the hope that what they find will be more valuable and hopefully pressure the companies involved to pay a ransom. This trend is relatively new and operates on... Read more

date2 years ago
2021 has its first new form of ransomware called Babuk Locker

2021 has its first new form of ransomware called Babuk Locker

A new form of ransomware has already emerged and we are not even a week into 2021. Babuk Locker is the name given to the new variant. The first details came out last weekend from Chuang Dong. The ransomware has its SHA256 encryption (called ChaCha8) implemented and uses the Elliptic-curve Diffie... Read more

date2 years ago
Google will roll out end-to-end encryption for Android Messages

Google will roll out end-to-end encryption for Android Messages

For the past 18 months, Google has been rolling out the next-gen messaging app for Android users. It will replace old, insecure, and clunky SMS messaging apps. The company now says that the rollout is complete, with the next plan being to bring end-to-end encryption to the app in 2021. Rich Comm... Read more

date2 years ago
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