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How security pros look at encryption backdoors

The majority of IT security professionals believe encryption backdoors are ineffective and potentially dangerous, with 91 percent saying cybercriminals could take advantage of government-mandated encryption backdoors. 72 percent of the…

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EV ransomware is targeting WordPress sites

Wordfence has flagged several attempts by attackers to upload ransomware that provides them with the ability to encrypt a WordPress website’s files. They dubbed the malware “EV ransomware”, due to…

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ZFS On Linux Adds Encryption Support

ZFS On Linux (ZOL) has finally picked up support for native encryption. Those using this out-of-tree file-system support on Linux will be pleased to learn today that the encryption code…

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Ex-MI5 Boss Evans: Don’t Undermine Encryption

A former head of MI5 has argued against undermining end-to-end encryption in messaging apps like WhatsApp, claiming it will damage broader cybersecurity efforts. Jonathan Evans, who left the secret service…

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