Cryptography Expert Says, ‘PGP Encryption is Fundamentally Broken, Time for PGP to Die’

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A Senior cryptography expert has claimed multiple issues with PGP email encryption – an open sourceend-to-end encryption to secure email. Before continuing, I would like to clarify that covering this topic doesn’t mean you should stop using PGP encryption, instead we are bringing to you what Security researcher has argued about its fundamental implications. PGP or Pretty Good […]

‘AdThief’ Chinese Malware Infects Over 75,000 Jailbroken iOS devices

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If you have jailbroken your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch and have downloaded pirated tweaks from pirated repositories, then you may be infected by “AdThief” malware, a Chinese malware that is now installed on more than 75,000 iPhone devices. According to a recent research paper published on Virus Bulletin by the Security Researcher Axelle Apvrille, the malware, also known as “spad,” was […]

AlienVault Releases Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS) Best Practices

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Network security practitioners rely heavily on intrusion detection systems (IDS) to identify malicious activity on their networks by examining network traffic in real time. IDS are available in Network (NIDS) and Host (HIDS) forms, as well as for Wireless (WIDS). Host IDS is installed via an agent on the system you are monitoring and analyzes system behavior […]