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Google exposes 'Poodle' flaw in Web encryption standard

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.

By October 14, 2014

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​Microsoft flips switch on new webmail encryption

Following a Google report about Web-based email that raised questions about Microsoft's encryption efforts, Microsoft unveils major encryption milestones, including the use of TLS.

By July 1, 2014

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New Chrome extension hopes to demystify encryption

Google pressures email providers to step up encryption of mail sent between servers as it debuts End-to-End, a Chrome extension that promises the first streamlined use of PGP in webmail.

By June 3, 2014

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New algorithms speed secure communications for Chrome on Android

Security is a constant cat-and-mouse game, and Google is promoting new algorithms that combine stronger security with faster performance to keep attackers at bay.

By April 25, 2014

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Heartbleed bug: What you need to know (FAQ)

The security vulnerability has implications for users across the Web. Here's what the bug means for you.

By April 11, 2014

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'Heartbleed' bug undoes Web encryption, reveals Yahoo passwords

A flaw in software that's widely used to secure Web communications means that passwords and other highly sensitive data could be exposed. Some say they've already found hundreds of Yahoo passwords.

By April 8, 2014

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Encrypted Yahoo Messenger on its way

Security changes to popular products like Yahoo Messenger are on the way, says Yahoo's first CISO in a year, security industry veteran Alex Stamos.

By April 2, 2014

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Klocwork: Our source code analyzer caught Apple's 'gotofail' bug

If Apple had used a third-party source code analyzer on its encryption library, it could have avoided the "gotofail" bug.

By February 28, 2014

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Mac and iOS users, here's how to install that major security fix

Get the update for a security hole that allows third parties to intercept and modify activity on iOS and OS X Mavericks devices. This is an update you can't afford to ignore.

By February 28, 2014

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Apple finally fixes 'gotofail' OS X security hole

After a multiday delay that irked users, Apple has released a system software update for OS X Mavericks that fixes what's become known as the "gotofail" security vulnerability.

By February 25, 2014