Security Alerts & News
by Tymoteusz A. Góral

History
#1363 France, Germany push for access to encrypted messages after wave of terror attacks
France and Germany are to ask the EU for new powers that could see state intelligence agencies compel makers of mobile messaging services to turn over encrypted content.

The two member states have both numerous suffered terrorist attacks in the past year and a half, with hundreds killed by the so-called Islamic State group, but argue that their intelligence agencies are struggling to intercept messages from criminals and suspected terrorists.

Many mobile messaging providers, like WhatsApp, Apple's iMessage, and Telegram, all provide end-to-end encrypted messaging to thwart spying by both hackers and governments alike.
Read more
#1364 First Twitter-controlled Android botnet discovered
#1363 France, Germany push for access to encrypted messages after wave of terror attacks
#1362 MIT scientists develop groundbreaking new WiFi that's three-times faster
#1361 Cisco begins patching equation group ASA zero day
#1360 Asian companies have world's worst cybersecurity says study
#1359 APAC unprepared for security breaches: FireEye's Mandiant
History
2017: 01 02 03 04 05
2016: 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 10 11 12