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.
A number of ISPs in the US and Thailand have recently been spotted actively removing encryption from their customers' data sent to email servers, the Electronic Frontier Foundation warned on Monday.
Wibu-Systems is about to introduce a Raspberry Pi version of its CodeMeter software protection platform called Compute Module.