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SMS touch texting app sends data in cleartext

The popular and inexpensive international texting app SMS touch has been found to send critical data in cleartext making the users susceptible to hackers.

SSL encrypted malware doubles this year, phishing over SSL/TLS up 400%

Increasingly sophisticated malware strains are using SSL to encrypt their activity with malicious SSL-encrypted content more than doubling in the last six months according to a study from Zscaler ThreatLabZ.

Lack of encryption leaves diabetic pump open to hacking

Security researchers have warned that a number of vulnerabilities in an insulin pump could enable a hacker to put a diabetic patient's life at risk.