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Password manager apps not infallible

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German researchers have given the thumbs-down to nine widely popular password management apps on Android devices. Password vaults or management applications are widely promoted as the best way to juggle numerous complex passwords. Heck, we often tout the benefits of them. But the researchers argue that software fallibility found in… Read more »


Keeping the backdoor locked

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The FBI’s recent encryption contretemps with Apple has reignited discussion around whether tech companies should be obliged to include backdoors in their software. Apart from the ethical arguments, the strongest ones so far highlight the threat these backdoors pose to the integrity of system security. A recent case in point… Read more »