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Is TrueCrypt now unsafe?

Posted by Christian Crank on May 29, 2014 1:46:10 PM

Do you use TrueCrypt? You might not want to now. It seems as though the main SourceForge page for TrueCrypt has been defaced, though it might just be legitimate. How do I know? The first line on the page reads as follows: "WARNING: Using TrueCrypt is not secure as it may contain unfixed security issues." While many people thought it was a hoax or that TrueCrypt got hacked, the newest application that was pushed out only allows you to decrypt and migrate data, not encrypt data, was signed with the TrueCrypt private key, ensuring its legitimacy.

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Topics: encryption, networking, truecrypt, Uncategorized, cybersecurity

Using OpenSSL? Heartbleed Bug may be affecting you now.

Posted by Christian Crank on Apr 9, 2014 10:45:08 AM

Security researchers have recently discovered a major vulnerability in widely used encryption software that could potentially cause widespread, severe damage to the private data of millions of people around the globe. OpenSSL is a cryptologic software that used by millions of websites throughout the internet to encrypt communications between users and webpages. That data now stands at risk due to the vulnerability, which obviously is causing major concern for end-users and website owners alike. More than a half a million websites are already currently at risk.

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Topics: cyber, encryption, openssl, security, Uncategorized, cybersecurity

What is Encryption & Why is it Important?

Posted by The TrainACE Team on Nov 7, 2013 9:00:57 AM

What is Encryption?

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Topics: advanced security, certified encryption specialist, cybersecurity, encrypted data, encryption, encryption specialist, encryption training, security, Cisco