encryption Tag Archive

BlurHacks and Data BreachesPrivacy

How Blur is different from OneLogin (and why your data is safe)

You may have heard about the crack of OneLogin, and that user’s accounts and logins were stolen. Apparently, attackers were able to access OneLogin’s systems and copy encrypted user data as well as the keys required to decrypt that data, giving them access to user’s passwords. (You can read OneLogin’s blog post on this topic.)

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Using ProtonMail with Blur

In 2013, three researchers came up with the idea for ProtonMail due to their combined interest in protecting civil liberties online. Today, their company goal is to build an internet that respects privacy and is secure against cyberattacks. At Abine, we love ProtonMail, and we think you should too, so we created this blog post.

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BlurDeleteMePrivacy

What a Trump Presidency means for Online Privacy

As President-Elect Trump prepares to take office later this month, online privacy advocates are wary that Trump’s stance on many issues could result in a variety of changes to the online privacy world. While Trump’s platform does not include anything explicitly regarding the issues of online privacy, his stances on encryption, internet freedom, government surveillance […]

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BlurPrivacy

Privacy News of the Week

Lots to cover since our last privacy report. First up… Outdated encryption tech leaves millions of devices, websites vulnerable A decision made decades ago to use a weak form of encryption on devices exported to other countries is having present-day consequences.

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BlurPrivacy

Privacy News of the Week

Commercial facial-recognition software is here – should you be concerned? Who else but Facebook, with its 1.3 billion users and hundreds of millions of their photos, would have developed an advanced facial-recognition program? The software, called DeepFace, is already in use: If you upload a new picture with other people in it, Facebook will try to identify […]

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