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Facebook boosts notification email security with OpenPGP encryption

Don't let hackers take your Facebook account. Protect your email notifications with OpenPGP.

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Encrypto review: Shields files from prying eyes before they’re sent

Encrypto makes it drag-and-drop simple to protect files before sending them through less-secure services like email.

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Private I: When security products don't actually make you safer

Well-intentioned attempts to help users improve security could leave them more vulnerable than they think.

New Firefox features will eventually be limited to secure websites only

Non-secure HTTP sites will not get access to new browser features, Mozilla said

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Private I: Fire Cannon! Encryption everywhere protects you on the web

A malicious rewriting system tied to China highlights the perils of ordinary unsecured connections hijacked by governments and criminals.

TrueCrypt cryptographic audit turns up little to fear

An independently created volume-encryption software project that shut down abruptly apparently has no lurking secrets, according to a new security audit.

Yahoo wants to kill the password one text message at a time

Forget biometrics, Yahoo wants to kill the password with text messages.

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FREAK is another serious flaw in the Web's encryption

US export restrictions on encryption technology from the 1990s have come back to haunt the modern Web.

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Private I: Encrypting email with public keys

In part 1 of a series on PGP, Glenn Fleishman explains the problem with email and why end-to-end encryption is within your reach.

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How to encrypt your Mac with FileVault 2, and why you absolutely should

Apple made whole-disk encryption of your Mac as easy as a few clicks, but there are a few warnings you should heed.

Verizon to allow opt-outs of dubious perma-cookie program, but isn't giving up

Verizon is rethinking how it tampers with user web traffic just as the U.S. Senate starts asking questions.

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Peerio hands-on: This secure messaging suite packs dead simple end-to-end encryption

The creator of Cryptocat and miniLock is back with yet another encryption tool .

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Private I: Lock your cloud backups away with an encryption key

The myriad cloud backup services use different methods for encrypting not just your data, but the keys to it. Glenn Fleishman explains it all.

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Private I: It's time to encrypt everything

Tools have never been more powerful, and we've never had as many options from which to choose. It's about to get even better.

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Yahoo Mail to support end-to-end PGP encryption by 2015

Just like Gmail, Yahoo Mail is going to have an encryption option supplied by Google's End-to-End Chrome extension modified for Yahoo's service.

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