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CloudFlare Acquires CryptoSeal in order to protect Web Surfers

CloudFlare announced the acquisition of Criptoseal, the Trusted Computing and virtual private network (VPN) as a service company. CryptoSeal was founded by Ryan Lackey, a well-known engineer in the security community. According to Wikipedia, Ryan Donald Lackey (born March 17, 1979) is an entrepreneur and computer security

Avast forum hacked, 400 000 accounts affected

Avast announced today on it’s blog that the avast forum was hacked. The forum suffered a serious security breach and 0.2% of it’s 200 millions customer accounts were affected. Near 400 000 avast accounts were affected by this cyber attack. In this way the user nicknames, user

Boeing launches a Secure Smartphone that has Self Destruct Feature

Boeing is the world’s second biggest aerospace company. Boeing is among the largest global aircraft manufacturers, according to Wikipedia, Boeing “is the second-largest aerospace & defense contractor in the world based on 2012 revenue and is the US’ largest exporter by dollar value.” On it’s website, Boeing

Google Acquires SlickLogin and Improve its Security with The Sound-Based Password Authentication

According to it’s official website, SlickLogin has been acquired by Google. Launched into closed beta in the TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2013 Battlefield, SlickLogin lets you log into a website on your computer by holding your phone within a few inches of it. How exactly does it work?