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.
We take a first look at the 2007 Acura TL-S.
This story incorrectly described the percentage of Web sites affected. It is 0.05 percent of sites encrypted with SSL/TLS and with valid certificates that are affected.
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.
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.
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.
A widely used standard for securing browser communications has a problem that could let attackers steal authentication credentials, researchers say.
German security researchers found that eight percent of the applications they analyzed have code that is vulnerable to attack.
If Apple had used a third-party source code analyzer on its encryption library, it could have avoided the "gotofail" bug.
Protecting users' e-mail privacy from the National Security Agency and other intelligence services means using encryption. But with the exception of Google, few companies do everything they can.