Tag: Encryption

  • American Cloud Providers Rejoice as Microsoft Wins Foreign Server Case

    Last week the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit ruled that the FBI can’t force Microsoft to produce and turn over the emails of a suspected drug dealer stored in the company’s data centers in Ireland. The court decision stated: “We conclude that § 2703 of the Stored Communications Act does not […]

  • Universities Become New Target for Ransomware Attacks

    This week the University of Calgary in Canada admitted paying C$20,000 (€13,900) to a hacker to regain access to files stored in 600 computers, after it suffered a ransomware attack compromising over 9,000 email accounts. In order to receive the keys, the school paid the equivalent of C$20,000 in Bitcoins. The attack on May 28 […]

  • IoT Security: Industry Finally Waking Up To The Dangers

    For the last several years, Internet of Things security has been one of the most hotly debated topics at Mobile World Congress. This year, however, IoT security took on a new sense of urgency as more devices are being connected and the technology turns mainstream. For the past several years, the Internet of Things has […]

  • What Apple Can Learn From BlackBerry

    BlackBerry was the preferred smartphone for business users a mere five years ago, until the company decided to allow certain governments to access user messages. Apple could face the same confidence loss from corporate customers if the company assists the FBI to crack the security of the iPhone. There is no shortage of news about […]