The FBI Tried to Plant a Backdoor in an Encrypted Phone Network
The FBI wanted a backdoor in Phantom Secure, an encrypted phone company that sold to members of the Sinaloa cartel, and which is linked to the alleged leaking of sensitive law enforcement information in Canada.
Someone Is Spamming and Breaking a Core Component of PGP’s Ecosystem
A new wave of spamming attacks on a core component of PGP’s ecosystem has highlighted a fundamental weakness in the whole ecosystem.
People Are Freaking Out That PGP Is ‘Broken’—But You Shouldn’t Be Using It Anyway
Hackers that can intercept your encrypted emails, or steal your emails from your computer or a server, may be able to decrypt them taking advantage of new vulnerabilities found in the way some email clients treat HTML.
Newly Uncovered Site Suggests NSA Exploits for Direct Sale
The Shadow Brokers, the group that publicly dumped a cache of NSA hacking tools, appears to be back and ready to sell stolen material on an individual basis.