Read more about encryption
Bookmark and Share
  • Flaw allows malicious OpenSSH servers to steal users' private SSH keys

    15.01.2016

    Qualys researchers have discovered two vulnerabilities in the popular OpenSSH implementation of the secure shell protocol, one of which (CVE-2016-0777) could be exploited by attackers to extract users' private cryptographic keys.

  • SLOTH attacks weaken secure protocols because they still use MD5 and SHA-1

    08.01.2016

    Researchers Karthikeyan Bhargavan and Gaëtan Leurent from INRIA, the French national research institute for computer science, have discovered a new class of transcript collision attacks that can be leveraged against (supposedly secure) mainstream protocols such as TLS, IKE, and SSH.

  • HTTPS Bicycle attack reveals password length, allows easier brute-forcing

    07.01.2016

    Dutch security researcher Guido Vranken has come up with a new attack that could allow attackers to discover the length of a user's password - and therefore make it easier to brute-force it - by analyzing a packet capture of the user's HTTPS traffic.

  • Kingston releases encrypted USB with keypad access

    07.01.2016

    Kingston released the DataTraveler 2000 encrypted USB 3.0 Flash drive, which offers hardware encryption and PIN protection with access through an onboard alphanumeric keypad.

  • The Tor Project announces bug bounty program

    04.01.2016

    Representatives of the Tor Project, the non-profit organization that maintains the software needed for using the Tor anonymity network and operates the Onion network, have announced the imminent creation of a bug bounty program aimed at finding and fixing security flaws in the software.




Spotlight

Harnessing artificial intelligence to build an army of virtual analysts

PatternEx, a startup that gathered a team of AI researcher from MIT CSAIL as well as security and distributed systems experts, is poised to shake up things in the user and entity behavior analytics market.


Weekly newsletter

Reading our newsletter every Monday will keep you up-to-date with security news.
  



Daily digest

Receive a daily digest of the latest security news.
  
DON'T
MISS

Tue, Feb 9th
    COPYRIGHT 1998-2016 BY HELP NET SECURITY.   // READ OUR PRIVACY POLICY // ABOUT US // ADVERTISE //