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September 2016

Join cryptovision at it-sa 2016 and get free admission

cryptovision will be showcasing its security solutions at it-sa 2016, which takes place in Nuremberg, October 18-20. it-sa is the most important IT security event in the German-speaking market with over 9,000 visitors and 450 exhibitors. cryptovision is sharing booth with partner Peak Solutions (booth 12.0-514) where we will present the smart card middleware sc/interface, as well as the PKI solutions PKIntegrated and CAmelot. cryptovision provides you a free ticket …Read More

FBI sued by news organizations for information on San Bernardino iPhone hack

Three news organizations are jointly suing the FBI for information on how the agency broke into the iPhone of San Bernardino shooter Syed Farook. The Associated Press, Vice Media, and USA Today parent company Gannett said in a lawsuit filed today that the FBI has no right to keep the technique it used to crack the phone hidden from the public. The suit, brought under the Freedom of Information Act, asks …Read More

Does Apple’s Cloud Key Vault Answer the Key Escrow Question?

In a recent talk at Black Hat, Apple’s head of security engineering (Ivan Krstic) described many security mechanisms in iOS. One in particular stood out: Apple’s Cloud Key Vault, the way that Apple protects cryptographic keys stored in iCloud. A number of people have criticized Apple for this design, saying that they have effectively conceded the “Going Dark” encryption debate to the FBI. They didn’t, and what they did was …Read More

Dropbox Says 68 Million Usernames and Passwords Stolen in 2012 Hack

Dropbox Inc. is forcing some users to reset passwords after discovering that 68 million usernames and passwords were stolen from the online-storage site during a 2012 hack. The company began resetting user passwords last week after learning people outside the company had obtained files containing the credentials, a company spokeswoman said. All users who haven’t reset their passwords since mid-2012 are being required to reset their passwords. Dropbox had previously …Read More