Encryption

Disk Encryption program DiskCryptor fork with UEFI and Windows 10 support

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/02/09/disk-encryption-program-diskcryptor-fork-with-uefi-and-windows-10-support/

a week ago

A fork of the disk encryption program DiskCryptor for the Windows operating system is now available as a first beta version. The fork introduces support for UEFI/GPT and Microsoft's Windows 10 operating […]

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Remember the Clipper chip? NSA's botched backdoor-for-Feds from 1993 still influences today's encryption debates

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/01/27/clipper_lessons_learned/

3 weeks ago

Enigma We'll laugh at today's mandated holes in the same way we laugh at those from 25 years ago

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WTF, EFS? Experts warn Windows encryption could spawn nasty new ransomware

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/01/21/efs_ransomware_poc/

4 weeks ago

Redmond's own security tools could be abused by hard-to-block file-scrambling software nasties

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Unlocking news: We decrypt those cryptic headlines about Scottish cops bypassing smartphone encryption

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/01/17/scottish_cops_cellebrite_kiosks/

4 weeks ago

Vid New perspective on FBI, Interpol demands for backdoors

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Internet of crap (encryption): IoT gear is generating easy-to-crack keys

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/12/16/internet_of_crap_encryption/

2 months ago

Poor entropy in embedded devices leading to weaker certificates: study

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Americans should have strong privacy-protecting encryption ...that the Feds and cops can break, say senators

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/12/10/us_congress_encryption_backdoor_hearings/

2 months ago

I don't care if it's mathematically impossible, make it happen nerds!

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AWS on Australia's encryption Bill and government-wide contract

https://www.zdnet.com/article/aws-on-australias-encryption-bill-and-government-wide-contract/

2 months ago

The cloud giant's CISO has said his company will advocate 'very strongly' on behalf of its customers where the encryption Bill is concerned, and the company's local MD has said the region is among the most advanced markets in the world.

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Cloud nine to cloud nein: Google beefs up punters' data encryption to fend off cyber-thieves

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/11/20/google_cloud_next/

3 months ago

Just don't forget where you put your keys and you'll be fine

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Google Cloud sets out new encryption controls as it looks to grow in Europe

https://www.zdnet.com/article/google-cloud-sets-out-new-encryption-controls-as-it-looks-to-grow-in-europe/

3 months ago

Google Cloud announced new partnerships, features and tools with the aim of wooing more European customers.

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Interpol: Strong encryption helps online predators. Build backdoors

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/11/18/interpol_says_encryption_helps_sickos_prey_on_kids/

3 months ago

Multinational cop agency reportedly set to issue statement

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Hotfix for VeraCrypt 1.24 encryption software released

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/10/28/hotfix-for-veracrypt-1-24-encryption-software-released/

4 months ago

The developers of VeraCrypt have released a hotfix for the recently released VeraCrypt 1.24 which we reviewed earlier this month. The hotfix addresses several issues in the client and improves certain functionality […]

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UK culture sec hints at replacing TV licence fee, defends encryption ban proposals and her boss in Hacker House inquiry

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/10/17/nicky_morgan_dcms_select_committee/

4 months ago

Nuggets from Nicky Morgan's grilling by select committee

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Euro ISP club: Sure, weaken encryption. It'll only undermine security for everyone, morons

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/10/08/euroisp_slams_government_calls_to_weaken_encryption/

4 months ago

UK, Oz and US pleas to Facebook given short shrift

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Thunderbird to support OpenPGP encryption standard in 2020

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/10/08/thunderbird-to-support-openpgp-encryption-standard-in-2020/

4 months ago

The next major version of the open source cross-platform email client Thunderbird will support the OpenPGP encryption standard natively. Thunderbird users may use the extension Enigmail currently to use OpenPGP functionality in […]

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VeraCrypt 1.24 encryption software update released

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/10/08/veracrypt-1-24-encryption-software-update-released/

4 months ago

The developers of the open source cross-platform encryption software VeryCrypt released version 1.24 of the software on October 6, 2019 to the public. We reviewed a beta version of VeraCrypt 1.24 in […]

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Here we go again: US govt tells Facebook to kill end-to-end encryption for the sake of the children

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/10/04/us_government_encryption/

4 months ago

Uncle Sam calls on tech giants to open up platforms for government snooping

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Microsoft changes encryption, another D-Link bug, phishing dangers, and more

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/09/30/270919_security_roundup/

5 months ago

Roundup Plus, Baltimore's disastrous ransomware infection and worse IT practices

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If you are not offered Windows 10 version 1903, try disabling hard drive encryption

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/08/29/if-you-are-not-offered-windows-10-version-1903-try-disabling-hard-drive-encryption/

6 months ago

When Microsoft announced the general availability of Windows 10 version 1903 some months ago, I wanted to upgrade one of my machines running Windows 10 version 1809 to the new feature update. […]

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New UK Home Sec invokes infosec nerd rage by calling for an end to end-to-end encryption

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/07/31/home_sec_priti_patel_five_eyes_encryption_controversy/

7 months ago

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