If you haven’t already done so, please update libgcrypt on your systems

Security researchers from the Technical University of Eindhoven, University of Illinois, University of Pennsylvania, University of Maryland and the University of Adelaide have discovered a critical vulnerability (CVE-2017-7526) in the Gnu Privacy Guard (GPG) cryptographic library (libgcrypt), which allowed them … Read more

Mozilla’s Firefox Focus now available on Android

If you’ve combed through the Web Browsers section of our site, you’d have surely noticed that the sole browser/browser codebase that we recommend is Mozilla’s Firefox simply because of its versatility, customizability and focus on privacy. We have recommended replacing … Read more

Perhaps a lesson to be learned on hoarding vulnerabilities — WannaCrypt won’t be the last we see of these types of attacks

So, once again we’d be remiss not to cover this ransomware attack that’s been on everyone’s mind over this past weekend, WannaCrypt. In short, it’s quite the shitstorm. Not because we haven’t seen ransomware before, but because of where the … Read more

SS7 flaws exploited to drain 2FA-protected bank accounts

For years, researchers have warned about flaws in the Signaling System 7 (SS7) protocol that could allow attackers to hijack phone calls and text messages in a broad spectrum despite cell network encryption. This flaw has been largely ignored and … Read more