LinuxSecurity.com
Share your story
The central voice for Linux and Open Source security news
Home News Topics Advisories HOWTOs Features Newsletters About Register

Welcome!
Sign up!
EnGarde Community
Login
Polls
What is the most important Linux security technology?
 
Advisories
Community
Linux Events
Linux User Groups
Link to Us
Security Center
Book Reviews
Security Dictionary
Security Tips
SELinux
White Papers
Featured Blogs
All About Linux
DanWalsh LiveJournal
Securitydistro
Latest Newsletters
Linux Security Week: July 28th, 2014
Linux Advisory Watch: July 25th, 2014
Subscribe
LinuxSecurity Newsletters
E-mail:
Choose Lists:
About our Newsletters
RSS Feeds
Get the LinuxSecurity news you want faster with RSS
Powered By

  
Cryptography
We have thousands of posts on a wide variety of open source and security topics, conveniently organized for searching or just browsing.



Cryptolocker neutralized, says Justice Department  15 July 2014 
Source: SC Magazine - Posted by Alex   
A status report filed by the Justice Department on Friday indicates that the Cryptolocker threat has been neutralized. Cryptolocker, ransomware that extorted more than $27 million from its victims in nine months of existence, can no longer communicate with the infrastructure used to control the malware, according to a Friday release.
 
Too many cooks may worsen the OpenSSL mess  14 July 2014 
Source: InfoWorld - Posted by Anthony Pell   
Nobody questions that OpenSSL is a vital part of the Internet's infrastructure. So many fundamentals are built on top of it and in so many places. Too much is at stake for it to be vulnerable to yet another Heartbleed, the dangers of which may linger for some time in embedded and client devices.
 
OpenSSL Project publishes roadmap to counter criticism  02 July 2014 
Source: TechWorld - Posted by Anthony Pell   
The OpenSSL Project is planning a number of changes to ensure its security component, used across millions of computers across the Internet, is in tip-top shape.
 
Encrypted Web traffic can reveal highly sensitive information  24 June 2014 
Source: TechWorld - Posted by Dave Wreski   
Analyzing encrypted Web traffic can potentially reveal highly sensitive information such as medical conditions and sexual orientation, according to a research paper that forecasts how privacy on the Internet may erode.
 
OpenSSL Patches 7 Security Flaws  20 June 2014 
Source: Top Tech News - Posted by Dave Wreski   
If there is any good news from the discovery of the Heartbleed bug that affects OpenSSL, it’s this: security Relevant Products/Services analysts are keeping a closer watch on OpenSSL. And their efforts have paid off. The open-source OpenSSL Project today released a security update that fixes seven vulnerabilities, including two that have been rated critical by the SANS Internet Storm Center.
 
Possible TrueCrypt Fork in the Works  19 June 2014 
Source: ThreatPost - Posted by Dave Wreski   
Although the developers behind the TrueCrypt encryption software have given up the ghost and decided to no longer maintain the application, interest in the project has never been higher. But, one of the developers says that a nascent effort to fork TrueCrypt is unlikely to succeed.
 
Dyreza Banker Trojan Seen Bypassing SSL  18 June 2014 
Source: ThreatPost - Posted by Dave Wreski   
Banker Trojans have proven to be reliable and effective tools for attackers interested in quietly stealing large amounts of money from unwitting victims. Zeus, Carberp and many others have made piles of money for their creators and the attackers who use them, and researchers have been looking at a newer banker Trojan that has the ability to bypass SSL protection for banking sessions by redirecting traffic through the attackers’ own domains.
 
Google debuts PGP email encryption plugin for Chrome  05 June 2014 
Source: The Daily Dot - Posted by Dave Wreski   
Google has released the alpha version of a new Chrome browser extension called End-To-End that allows users to encrypt, decrypt, digitally sign, and verify signed emails all within the browser.
 
How to throw a CryptoParty like Edward Snowden  05 June 2014 
Source: The Daily Dot - Posted by Dave Wreski   
Six months before the entire world knew his name, Edward Snowden threw a CryptoParty in Hawaii with privacy researcher Runa Sandvik in an effort to teach locals how to protect their online privacy from threats as big as the National Security Agency or Google. Twenty Hawaiians attended the workshop taught by Sandvik and Snowden, who later called the event a “huge success.”
 
Google, in promoting encryption, calls out Microsoft and Comcast  04 June 2014 
Source: TechWorld - Posted by Dave Wreski   
Encryption is like a relationship -- both parties need to be on the same page for it to work. And Microsoft and Comcast are apparently not on Google's page.
 
<< Start < Prev 1 2 3 Next > End >>

Results 1 - 10 of 1108
    
Partner

 

Latest Features
Peter Smith Releases Linux Network Security Online
Securing a Linux Web Server
Password guessing with Medusa 2.0
Password guessing as an attack vector
Squid and Digest Authentication
Squid and Basic Authentication
Demystifying the Chinese Hacking Industry: Earning 6 Million a Night
Free Online security course (LearnSIA) - A Call for Help
What You Need to Know About Linux Rootkits
Review: A Practical Guide to Fedora and Red Hat Enterprise Linux - Fifth Edition
Weekend Edition
Four fake Google haxbots hit YOUR WEBSITE every day
Mozilla fixes CRITICAL security holes in Firefox, urges v31 upgrade
The Barnaby Jack Few Knew: Celebrated Hacker Saw Spotlight as 'Necessary Evil'
What I Learned from Edward Snowden at the Hacker Conference
Partner Sponsor

Community | HOWTOs | Blogs | Features | Book Reviews | Networking
 Security Projects |  Latest News |  Newsletters |  SELinux |  Privacy |  Home
 Hardening |   About Us |   Advertise |   Legal Notice |   RSS |   Guardian Digital
(c)Copyright 2014 Guardian Digital, Inc. All rights reserved.