encryption

University Of Calgary is Latest Ransomware Victim

When it comes to viruses and malware, ransomware is some of the worst for companies to encounter. Threatening all of your systems until you pay up, ransomware benefits only ...

June 9, 2016 at 9:40 am by

TeslaCrypt’s Developers Are Giving The Keys To Their Ransomware Away

In recent years, a new spread of malicious software has emerged, ransomware. Designed to not only cause issues like viruses in the past but also force users to decide ...

May 20, 2016 at 9:40 am by

Refuse to Unlock Your Hard Drive? Get An Indefinite Life Sentence!

In recent years, encryption has taken a bad light in the press as people use it to hide malicious or illegal activity while others use it to just protect and keep their ...

May 17, 2016 at 9:40 am by

Has John McAfee Been Caught Lying About Hacking Again?

Yesterday, reports emerged that attention-seeking billionaire John McAfee had hacked the end-to-end encryption of popular messaging app WhatsApp. According to Cybersecurity ...

May 16, 2016 at 4:45 pm by

FBI Director Comey Claims Encryption Is “Essential Tradecraft” For Terror Groups

The FBI have been all but quiet on the issue of encryption, with a rather large court battle with Apple only ending because the FBI found another way to reach their goals. The ...

May 13, 2016 at 12:00 pm by

Cyber Police Ransomware Demands Payment In iTunes Gift Cards

When it comes to the latest in viruses, ransomware is the next big thing for viruses. Ransomware benefits the hackers by encrypting all of your files until you pay the creator ...

April 29, 2016 at 1:00 pm by

Man Jailed After He Failed To Decrypt Hard Drives

If there’s one argument (other than the political arguments) that is on everyone’s mind, it is the one about encryption. With Apple and the FBI going at each ...

April 29, 2016 at 10:20 am by

Synology Urges You To Be On Guard Against Ransomware

Ransomware is some of the nastiest pieces of software in existence and in theory, it could hit anyone. Some people naturally have a greater risk, through the kind of work and ...

April 22, 2016 at 12:20 pm by

Apple Denies Handing Over Source Code to China

During an Energy and Commerce Committee hearing earlier this week, entitled “Deciphering the Debate Over Encryption: Industry and Law Enforcement Perspectives,” ...

April 21, 2016 at 9:00 pm by

San Bernardino iPhone Proves Useless Following Decryption

After a lengthy court battle, lasting months, that sought to compel Apple to compromise the security on an iPhone belonging to San Bernardino shooting suspect Syed Rizwan ...

April 17, 2016 at 8:30 pm by

Apple Claims it Has The ‘Most Effective Security Organization in the World’

In a recent press conference with some of Apple’s engineers, the company stated that they had the ‘most effective security organization in the world’. It ...

April 16, 2016 at 4:40 pm by

Apple & FBI Heading Back to Congress to Debate Encryption

When Apple and the FBI first appeared in front of congress the debate was if Apple could be ordered to unlock an iPhone, and if so should they then create a method where they ...

April 15, 2016 at 12:00 pm by

Obama to Appoint Execs From Uber, Mastercard & Microsoft to Cybersecurity Panel

Cybersecurity is a big issue this year, with people becoming more and more aware of the steps that both governments and companies are making to gain access to or stop others ...

April 14, 2016 at 10:40 am by

Security Flaw Allowed The FBI To Create The iPhone Cracking Software

Apple vs the FBI looks liked it would never end, originally starting with the FBI requesting (and then a federal judge ordering) Apple’s support in unlocking and gaining ...

April 13, 2016 at 1:00 pm by

US Congress Bill Plans to Make Effective Encryption Illegal

In the wake of the FBI’s feud with Apple over bypassing the encryption of San Bernardino shooting suspect Syed Rizwan Farook’s iPhone, the US Congress is proposing a new ...

April 10, 2016 at 1:40 am by

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