New York settles with Equifax and others over lax mobile app security
Five firms have agreed to institute security programs to protect user info.
Microsoft browsers will disable 20-year-old security protocol
Microsoft Edge and Internet Explorer will disable TLS 1.0 and 1.1 by default.
New web security standard promises safer, faster browsing
A lot has changed in the four years it was in development.
Android is getting a feature that encrypts website name requests
Support for DNS over TLS will encrypt DNS requests and prevent hackers from spying on a site's traffic.
Netflix explains how and why it's switching to HTTPS streaming
Adding encryption increases privacy for viewers -- and for Netflix.
Tech companies want you to have free web encryption
Ideally, you'd encrypt everything you do on the web to keep it away from spies and thieves. Howev...
Windows is vulnerable to web encryption attacks, too
Microsoft's software isn't immune to the rash of recent web encryption exploits, it seems. The com...
Apple issues iOS 7.0.6 / 6.1.6 security updates
Today, Apple issued security updates for iOS 7 and iOS 6. The updates protect phones against poten...