Archive for the ‘file encryption software’ Category

U.S Charges Two Iranian Hackers for SamSam Ransomware Attacks

November 28th, 2018
The Department of Justice announced Wednesday charges against two Iranian nationals for their involvement in creating and deploying the notorious SamSam ransomware. The alleged hackers, Faramarz Shahi Savandi, 34, and Mohammad Mehdi Shah, 27, have been charged on several counts of computer hacking and fraud charges, the indictment unsealed today at New Jersey court revealed. The duo used

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VeraCrypt Audit Reveals Critical Security Flaws — Update Now

October 18th, 2016

After TrueCrypt mysteriously discontinued its service, VeraCrypt became the most popular open source disk encryption software used by activists, journalists, as well as privacy conscious people.

First of all, there is no such thing as a perfect, bug-free software.

Even the most rigorously tested software, like the ones that operate SCADA Systems, medical devices, and aviation software, have

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VeraCrypt Audit Reveals Critical Security Flaws — Update Now

October 18th, 2016

After TrueCrypt mysteriously discontinued its service, VeraCrypt became the most popular open source disk encryption software used by activists, journalists, as well as privacy conscious people.

First of all, there is no such thing as a perfect, bug-free software.

Even the most rigorously tested software, like the ones that operate SCADA Systems, medical devices, and aviation software, have

Posted in computer security, disk encryption software, file encryption software, Full Disk Encryption, hard disk encryption, Open Source, Security software, VeraCrypt, Vulnerability | Comments (0)

VeraCrypt Audit Reveals Critical Security Flaws — Update Now

October 18th, 2016

After TrueCrypt mysteriously discontinued its service, VeraCrypt became the most popular open source disk encryption software used by activists, journalists, as well as privacy conscious people.

First of all, there is no such thing as a perfect, bug-free software.

Even the most rigorously tested software, like the ones that operate SCADA Systems, medical devices, and aviation software, have

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Someone is Spying on Researchers Behind VeraCrypt Security Audit

August 16th, 2016

After TrueCrypt mysteriously discontinued itself, VeraCrypt became the most popular open source disk encryption software used by activists, journalists, and privacy conscious people.

Due to the huge popularity of VeraCrypt, security researchers from the OSTIF (The Open Source Technology Improvement Fund) announced at the beginning of this month that it had agreed to audit VeraCrypt

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