Despite Efail, the sky is not falling

The Efail attack on encrypted emails is sneaky, but it doesn’t seem to be all that it’s hyped up to be.

Critical vulnerabilities in PGP/GPG and S/MIME email encryption, warn researchers

Brace yourself, there’s a security scare involving encrypted email that could see your past sensitive messages exposed.

It’s name? “Efail.”

Adobe’s security team reveals its private PGP key

A careless finger fumble can easily put the security of your organisation at risk. Take care if cutting-and-pasting PGP keys!

How to steal PGP encryption keys (using radio waves and pita bread)

An ingenious team of Israeli security researchers at Tel Aviv University have discovered a way to steal secret encryption keys using a gadget so small it can be hidden inside some pita bread.

Read more in my article on the We Live Security blog.

Facebook – now with added PGP encrypted notification emails to boost your security

The number of monthly active Facebook users is now close to 1.5 billion, and by my reckoning at least twelve of them are likely to be using PGP.

Nevertheless, this sounds like a good move…

Read more in my article on the Hot for Security blog.