Encryption

Facebook announced it will allow WhatsApp users to encrypt their message history backups in the cloud. Facebook will continue to work to protect the privacy of WhatsApp users and announced that it will allow users to encrypt their message history backups in the cloud. While WhatsApp has already implemented end-to-end encrypion since 2016, the company […]

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Facebook announced it will allow WhatsApp users to encrypt their message history backups in the cloud. Facebook will continue to work to protect the privacy of WhatsApp users and announced that it will allow users to encrypt their message history backups in the cloud. While WhatsApp has already implemented end-to-end encrypion since 2016, the company […]

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The OpenSSL Project addressed three vulnerabilities, including two denial-of-service (DoS) issues and a bug in the SSLv2 rollback protection. The OpenSSL Project released security patches to address three vulnerabilities, two denial-of-service (DoS) flaws, and an incorrect SSLv2 rollback protection issue. The fist vulnerability, tracked as CVE-2021-23841, is a NULL pointer dereference issue that can be […]

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Cryptography is a vital part of cybersecurity. Security properties like confidentiality, integrity, authentication, non-repudiation rely on strong cryptographic mechanisms, especially in an always connected, always online world. Quantum computing and e…

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Court documents obtained by Forbes revealed that the FBI may have a tool that allows accessing private Signal messages on iPhones. Court documents related to a recent gun-trafficking case in New York and obtained by Forbes revealed that the FBI may have a tool to access private Signal messages. The documents revealed that encrypted messages can be intercepted from […]

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Mensa – the social club for people with high IQs – is accused of not being so smart about security, an Indian TV journalist gets an unbelievable job offer from Harvard, and we take a look at what’s being going on with GameStop short selling.

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