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Thomson Reuters Latest Casualty of Twitter Account Hacks

July 31, 2013 by Entrust, Inc.
For quite awhile now, we have been following several stories related to the hacking of Twitter accounts.  And this week, the newsfeed is inundated with information that the hackers have indeed struck again. And yet again, it’s the Syrian Electronic Army causing social media mischief. While the Associated Press was a major victim of social [Read More...]

Moving to 2048-bit Keys

July 22, 2013 by Bruce Morton
In the last few months, I have been reading blog posts (e.g., Google and Evernote) about certificate subscribers changing their keys from 1024-bit to 2048-bit RSA. I suppose congratulations may be in order. But, on the other hand, what’s been the delay? I’ve post a couple of blogs about key size policy back in 2010 [Read More...]

Perfect Forward Secrecy

July 17, 2013 by Bruce Morton
The topic of perfect forward secrecy has come up due to the alleged actions of NSA and PRISM. It has been reported the NSA has been able to trap website communications and then are able to search and review those communications at a future time. Users that use SSL were assuming their communications were secure. [Read More...]