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secure apps

10 secure apps to try in 2017

...service that offers end-to-end encryption, file backup, sync, and sharing for all your important stuff across all devices. Unlike other services, SpiderOakOne does not store your password along with your...
Internet of threats

Homing in on the future of identity

improving authentication, the company just introduced yet another messaging app this week—not something that the world was exactly clamoring for—that only offers end-to-end encryption as an opt-in. It’s a big...
Confidential Mode

Is Gmail’s Confidential Mode a safe bet?

...guarantees, but rather on technologies such as end-to-end encryption, which provide actual mathematical assurances of confidentiality,” Gennie Gebhart, associate director of research at the EFF, and Cory Doctorow, author and...
new secure devices

New ‘secure’ devices aren’t cheap

...(or a handset running the Silent Phone app), your communications are encrypted end to end . Similarly, the Blackberry PRIV ($650+) runs a hardened version of Android, separates work and...
gift guide

6 secure gifts for the holidays

...fraud and phishing protection. While OpenDNS FamilyShield is preconfigured to block pornographic content, OpenDNS Home lets users customize filtering and security. The company’s premium product, OpenDNS VIP Home , adds...
DRM

Why we need to ditch DRM

...wouldn’t take advantage of an encryption backdoor . And as we’ve seen in just those few but prominent examples, believing in something known to be false causes harm. People taking...
zero-day

Parallax Primer: What’s a zero-day?

...target; and hybrid-based, which blend the different approaches. To protect yourself from the security risks associated with zero-day vulnerabilities, experts recommend that you exercise good “security hygiene,” which includes performing...
Facebook scam

4 ways to identify a Facebook scam

You’ve seen your friends fall prey to Facebook scams before: They engage with something promising free products, services, or access, and end up with an infected computer. “We’re constantly trying...