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Researchers cracked GnuPG, patch available

Security researchers succeeded at cracking libgcrypt20, GnuPG’s cryptographic core: they got their hands on the entire 1024-bit RSA key after taking an advantage of...

Five vulnerabilities, two critical, found in OpenVPN

Security researcher Guido Vranken from Netherlands has discovered five security bugs in OpenVPN, one of which is a remote code execution vulnerability. In his...

French police reportedly seized at least six TOR servers after WannaCry attack

On May 15, cryptoactivist and TOR operator known as Aeris asked his colleagues to revoke trust in two of his nodes hosted on one...

14-year-old Japanese boy handcuffed for creating ransomware

A teenager studying in the third-grade of a junior high school in Takatsuki, Osaka prefecture, was arrested on Monday for making ransomware from free...

Telegram’s CEO Pavel Durov attacked by government-backed hackers

Pavel Durov, the founder and CEO of Telegram, received a notification from Gmail according to which government-backed attackers may be trying to steal his...

WhatsApp was down on Wednesday for several hours

WhatsApp, a freeware mobile messenger, was down yesterday for a few hours. According to the BBC, nobody was able to send or receive messages...

Russian TOR relay admin in gaol: alleged to post terrorist and extremist speeches

Dmitry Bogatov, a 25-year-old computer programmer and maths lecturer from Moscow, was arrested on April 10, 2017 on charges of “incitation to terrorism” and...

New ransomware demands… high score in a video game!

Resenware (the name given by the developer) doesn’t want any currency. No dollars, no pounds, no bitcoins: the victim has to achieve a certain...

Marble framework, leaked CIA’s obfuscating tool

A new CIA’s development tool appeared on WikiLeaks. It’s called Marble framework, and it allows to obfuscate text strings in English. A deobfuscator is...

The new Telegram feature: secure voice calls

While Viber, WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger, Skype, and Signal have been providing voice calls for years, Telegram has just rolled out the feature. According to...

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