Security backdoor discovered in WhatsApp’s end-to-end encryption system

Security backdoor discovered in WhatsApp’s end-to-end encryption system

A security researcher has found a backdoor in the end-to-end encryption system used by the WhatsApp messaging service. The vulnerability would allow Facebook to read messages sent through the supposedly secure system, as well as making it possible for the company to comply with court orders to make messages available to governments and law enforcement.

While end-to-end encryption would normally mean that not even the company operating the service can decrypt messages, only the intended recipient, the specific implementation used in WhatsApp includes a major security hole …

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Symantec debuts Norton Core router that promises real-time security for up to 20 devices, available June for $280 plus $99/year for Security Plus subscription

Symantec debuts Norton Core router that promises real-time security for up to 20 devices, available June for $280 plus $99/year for Security Plus subscription


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Symantec debuts Norton Core router that promises real-time security for up to 20 devices, available June for $280 plus $99/year for Security Plus subscription  —  You’ll know Norton as one of the most popular names in security software, but now it’s a piece of hardware too …

Apigee’s New Security Service Protects APIs From Bots

Apigee’s New Security Service Protects APIs From Bots

 Apigee, a service that specializes in managing APIs for developers and enterprises, launched a new security product today that aims to protect APIs from malicious bots. The new Apigee Sense service uses predictive analytics to identify malicious bots to prevent them from accessing its customers’ applications. The company argues that some studies already show that more than half of all… Read More