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The Snowden Effect on Privacy Attitudes

Threatpost for B2B - Fri, 11/14/2014 - 11:52
Results from a survey by the Pew Research Center demonstrate that consumers' attitudes about commercial and government data collection have shifted post-Snowden.

Threatpost News Wrap, November 14, 2014

Threatpost for B2B - Fri, 11/14/2014 - 11:49
Mike Mimoso and Dennis Fisher talk about the Windows Schannel vulnerability and whether it's ripe for mass exploitation, as well as the WireLurker attack and why Apple hasn't addressed it.

Microsoft Considering Public-Key Pinning for Internet Explorer

Threatpost for B2B - Fri, 11/14/2014 - 07:42
Microsoft is considering adding public-key pinning–an important defense against man-in-the-middle attacks–to Internet Explorer. The feature is designed to help protect users against the types of MITM attacks that rely on forged certificates, which comprise a large portion of those attacks. Attackers use forged or stolen certificates to trick victims’ browsers into trusting a malicious site […]
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