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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.
 
In baffling move, TrueCrypt open-source crypto project shuts down  02 June 2014 
Source: Network World - Posted by Alex   
In a move that appears designed to provoke widespread questions, the anonymous managers of the TrueCrypt open-source encryption project abruptly pulled the plug on the effort without explanation.
 
GnuTLS bug exposes Linux clients to server attacks  02 June 2014 
Source: CSO Online - Posted by Dave Wreski   
The maintainers of GnuTLS, a secure communications library used in Red Hat, Ubuntu other Linux distributions, have released fixes for a critical bug affecting the client-side of the software.
 
SanDisk ships its first self-encrypting SSDs  14 May 2014 
Source: Network World - Posted by Dave Wreski   
SanDisk today released its first self-encrypting SSDs, a line of drives aimed at enterprises. SanDisk's new X300s SSD uses both the Trusted Computing Group's Opal 2.0 specification and Microsoft Encrypted Hard Drive hardware-based encryption to protect data on the drive.
 
Fake Digital Certificates Found in the Wild While Observing Facebook SSL Connections  13 May 2014 
Source: The Hacker News - Posted by Dave Wreski   
Visiting a website certified with an SSL certificate doesn't mean that the website is not bogus. Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) protect the web users in two ways, it uses public key encryption to encrypt sensitive information between a user's computer and a website, such as usernames, passwords, or credit card numbers and also verify the identity of websites.
 
Internet Subversion  12 May 2014 
Source: Schneier on Security - Posted by Dave Wreski   
In addition to turning the Internet into a worldwide surveillance platform, the NSA has surreptitiously weakened the products, protocols, and standards we all use to protect ourselves. By doing so, it has destroyed the trust that underlies the Internet. We need that trust back.
 
TLS 1.3 Working Group Has Consensus to Deprectate RSA Key Transport  09 May 2014 
Source: ThreatPost - Posted by Dave Wreski   
The IETF working group responsible for the TLS 1.3 standard is closing in on a decision to remove RSA key transport cipher suites from the protocol.
 
Heartbleed was a headache, but far from fatal  09 May 2014 
Source: TechWorld - Posted by Dave Wreski   
It's been a month since the Heartbleed Bug set off a stampede to patch software in everything from network gear to security software as it quickly became evident that vulnerable versions of the OpenSSL encryption code had been very widely deployed.
 
11 reasons encryption is (almost) dead  05 May 2014 
Source: Network World - Posted by Dave Wreski   
Everyone who has studied mathematics at the movie theater knows that encryption is pretty boss. Practically every spy in every spy movie looks at an encrypted file with fear and dread. Armies of ninjas can be fought. Bombs can be defused. Missiles can be diverted.
 
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