It's holiday shopping season again, and consumers will join the rush to buy devices and accessories for loved ones.
ENISA launched two reports. "Algorithms, key size and parameters" is a reference document providing a set of guidelines to decision makers, in particular specialists designing and implementing cryptographic solutions for personal data protection.
To become ubiquitous, encryption must be easy to set up and easy to use, and that's why the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), Mozilla, Cisco, Akamai, IdenTrust, and researchers at the University of Michigan are working on setting up a new certificate authority.
The immensely popular Whatsapp instant messenger has the potential to become an even more attractive option for users, as the company has partnered with Open Whisper Systems to implement the latter's TextSecure protocol into their clients.
The malicious Tor exit node located in Russia that added malicious code to the software downloaded by users has been tied to the APT actors wielding the MiniDuke backdoor.