بایگانی دسته: NSA

Apple, Google call on Obama to reject cryptographic backdoors

Data security
Tech companies and civil liberties organizations joined forces today to ask President Obama to reject any effort to mandate backdoors into security products. Such efforts are doomed to failure — and could harm both the US economy and its reputation abroad.

Security review finds no critical flaws in Truecrypt 7.1a

encrypt
The second, larger audit of TrueCrypt 7.1a has concluded, with no sign of the software-breaking flaw that its creators warned was there. What’s this mean for the future of the code and the program’s many users?

Windows PCs vulnerable to Stuxnet attack — five years after patch

Nuclear centrifuges
A new security patch update from Microsoft closes security holes that the company left five years ago from Stuxnet. We’ve all been insecure this entire time.