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.
At the hacker conference Black Hat, Yahoo's new security honcho promises that Yahoo Mail will be encrypted end-to-end in 2015.
In the works are updates for two popular BlackBerry products, Secure Work Space corporate email and the BBM messaging program for Android and iOS.
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The closing of the deal follows last week's regulatory approval from the European Commission.
With FTC approval granted in April, the approval in Europe means the deal should finally wrap up soon.
After June 5, users running old browsers will have to use a version of Yahoo Mail that doesn't have spell-check or chat.
This enterprise software tool is not as dull as you might expect. In fact, Slack is skyrocketing in popularity by bringing hip design and novel functionality to an overlooked issue.
Spy agencies and hackers at your local Starbucks can vacuum up Yahoo and ICQ chats and metadata about AOL's AIM users. These services are over a decade old -- why are they not fully encrypted?
Web portal now using 2,048-bit encryption keys to protect e-mail users' communication.