Three Google security engineers uncover a major vulnerability in the older -- but still supported -- Web encryption standard SSL 3.0. Experts say fixing it is impossible and upgrading will be difficult.
ZScaler's Blacksheep and the Electronic Frontier Foundation's HTTPS Everywhere extensions for Firefox alert you when someone is using Firesheep to capture your sign-in information.
Worried about using an open Wi-Fi hotspot? You should be. Thankfully, Cloak can help.
ISPs and other network providers can use deep packet inspection to monitor all the data transmitted to and from your computer; encryption via a virtual private network keeps your data transfers private.
Video demo shows how easy it is to use a new Android app to hijack Facebook accounts on Wi-Fi networks.
Sen. Charles Schumer is calling on companies such as Amazon, Yahoo, and Twitter to better secure their Web pages by using the HTTPS protocol for people who access those sites via public Wi-Fi.
The SecureKiss virtual private network service is relatively simple to install and use. The free version lets you transmit up to 300MB per day without having to register.
Facebook helps people protect against account compromises by offering the ability to use full-session encryption across the site.
Odd message appears as status update on Facebook CEO's fan page suggesting the social network turn to users instead of banks for funding.
False Start cuts one round-trip link out of the communication chain for using secure Web sites.