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Critroni/Onion Is Most Sophisticated Ransomware Yet Critroni/Onion Is Most Sophisticated Ransomware Yet

The malware uses the Tor anonymity network to attack its victims.
25 July 2014

Russia offers $100K to Anyone Who Can Crack Tor Russia offers $100K to Anyone Who Can Crack Tor

Moscow wants to decrypt communications on the anonymity network.
25 July 2014

Enhanced English-speaking Simplocker Spotted in the Wild Enhanced English-speaking Simplocker Spotted in the Wild

Android ransomware has found ways of making itself even harder to uninstall.
23 July 2014

Snowden to Hackers of the World: Build NSA-proof Systems Snowden to Hackers of the World: Build NSA-proof Systems

Technologists also have a ‘civic duty’ to teach those around them how to use tech safely, whistleblower Edward Snowden says.
22 July 2014

Critroni Ransomware Makes Its Way into the Wild Critroni Ransomware Makes Its Way into the Wild

Tor and key-based encryption anchor this sophisticated malware.
20 July 2014

German Lawmakers Mull Return to Typewriters to Outfox NSA Snoopers German Lawmakers Mull Return to Typewriters to Outfox NSA Snoopers

Extreme measures considered in response to allegations of ongoing US spying.
17 July 2014

SSL Blacklist Takes Aim at Bad Certificates SSL Blacklist Takes Aim at Bad Certificates

The public database publicizes malware-associated SSL certificates.
15 July 2014

ICO Handles Record Number of Data Protection Complaints ICO Handles Record Number of Data Protection Complaints

Graham calls on parliament to increase watchdog's powers and guarantee its independence.
15 July 2014

Secure Email Service Tutanota Picks Self Up After XSS Discovery Secure Email Service Tutanota Picks Self Up After XSS Discovery

German firm patches newly found vulnerability within hours
14 July 2014

Microsoft Revokes Certificates for Bogus Yahoo! and Google Sites Microsoft Revokes Certificates for Bogus Yahoo! and Google Sites

The company has revoked fraudulent certificates that could be used to impersonate Google and Yahoo! sites.
11 July 2014

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