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.
How to Securely Contact Motherboard
Here are all the ways you can safely and anonymously send us news tips and documents.
Gmail vs ProtonMail: Which is More Secure?
Which email provider is more suited for the paranoid user?
DEA: ‘There Is No Silver Bullet’ for Going Dark
A presentation obtained by Motherboard shows the Drug Enforcement Agency accepting the reality of encryption.
Activists Need to Watch Out for Fake Encryption Keys
An attacker could disrupt messages, or in more limited cases, perhaps read email contents.
War on Encryption
Dutch Cops Say They've Decrypted PGP Messages On Seized Server
Dutch police say they have over 3 million messages.
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.
Using PGP Phones Doesn’t Make You a Criminal, Ontario Judge Says
A search warrant based partly on encrypted communications was thrown out.
Wave of Spoofed Encryption Keys Shows Weakness in PGP Implementation
"No security is ever 'absolute.'"
How the Government Is Waging Crypto War 2.0
According to a senior attorney at the EFF, those who don’t know their history are already repeating it.
20 Years Ago, A Senator Became the First US Lawmaker to Use Encryption
How Sen. Patrick Leahy became an early adopter of encryption.