[UPDATED] A bad update caused users of many Microsoft security products, not just Security Essentials, to experience "interrupted service". The latest update fixes the problem.
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If the NSA really did have Heartbleed "for years" as was claimed recently by Bloomberg news, they wouldn't need to go after Lavabit. They wouldn't even want to.
Appeals court doesn't examine constitutional issues raised by Lavabit and finds against them for legal errors.
[UPDATED] Millions of SSL certificates need to be revoked and reissued. The Internet and the PKI were not designed for this. Congestion will reign.
Any hope of the once dominant Bitcoin exchange regenerating has now been dashed.
In a massive critical patch update, Oracle has fixed 104 security flaws within its products. Unsurprisingly, Java is at the top of the list.
A recent RAND Corporation report on the black market for hacks, cracks, data theft, botnets, and zero days tells us your hacked Amex Black fetches a decent price, but only if you're not an American.
Last week's new version 11.2.0 of Adobe Reader on Android contains new features and a critical security fix that was only disclosed yesterday.
Numerous VMWare products use vulnerable versions of OpenSSL. So far only Horizon Workspace Server has been patched.
A report indicates that the search giant may reward sites for encrypting traffic, but has made no decision.